Pottawattamie County

S/Sgt. Harold F. 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


An Associate Press dispatch received here Saturday stated that the war department has announced that Sgt. Harold F. Tague of Council Bluffs has been killed in action in the southwest Pacific area. Further information was not available.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Sunday, February 20, 1944, Page 7

NOTE: SSgt. Harold F. Tague shares a gravestone at Fort McPherson National Cemetery at Maxwell, Nebraska, with 2nd Lt. Kenneth R. Hough, TSgt. Victor L. Koppang, SSgt. Arthur A. Merzlock, 1st Lt. earl Swartzfager and 2nd Lt. Robert K Williams. ~ findagrave.com