Hoyt C. Prince was born on 20 June 1918 in East St. Louis, llinois to Hoyt C. Prince and Allie Cordelia Hitt.
Died of wounds 11 June 1944 in France
He is buried at Chattanooga Memorial Park, TN
Private First Class
22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Company E
The Chattanooga Daily Times, 21 May 1948
The body of Pfc. Hoyt C. Prince, Chattanoogan killed in action in Normany, will arrive in Chattanooga, having been returned by the Government from a temporary grave in France.
Pfc. Prince, the son of Hoyt C. Prince Sr., 522 West Crewdson Street, was with the Chattanooga store of Sears-Roebuck when he entered service in June, 1941. He went overseas in January, 1944, and was killed in action June 11, 1944, during the Normandy invasion. He was a graduate of Central High School, class of 1938 and was a member of the Northside Baptist Church.
He is survived by his father, two sisters, Mrs. W.H. Follett of Union, S.C, and Miss Nelda Prince, Chattanooga.
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 20 June 1918
- Date of death: 11 June 1944
- County: Hamilton
- Hometown: Chattanooga
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Battles: Normandy Campaign
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga Memorial Park, Chattanooga, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Middle Panel
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