Mills County

Francis A. Tague


Malvern Aviator Killed in Action

MALVERN – S. Sgt. Harold F. Tague, 29, bombardier was killed in action Jan. 20 in New Britain, according to word received by his father, Andrew Tague.

His brother, Francis, was killed Jan.13, 1943.

Two other brothers, Albert E. and Marion W. are with the 8th army in Italy.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Tuesday, February 01, 1944, Page 1

Francis Alvin Tague was born Feb. 24, 1919 to Andrew Jackson and Caroline Frances Barnes Tague. He died Jan. 15, 1943 and is buried in Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Pvt. Tague served in World War II with the 163rd Infantry Regiment, 41st Infantry Division and was KIA in New Guinea and awarded the Purple Heart.