World War II Honor Roll


Harry M Nuse

Private 1st Class U. S. Army
Co. L, 2nd Batt, 116th Inf, 29th Division
Entered the Service from: Maryland 3/6/1943
Born 1923
Died: July 31, 1944 KIA Saint Lo France
Buried at: Reform Cemetery, Knoxville, MD

PFC. HARRY NUSE, A Knoxville soldier, was reported missing today. Pfc. Nuse is the son of Mrs. Carrie Nuse of Knoxville, who this morning received the War Department's telegram advising her that her son had been missing in action in France since July 31. She has a younger son and two daughters at home.
Friends said that Pfc. Nuse was about 20 or 21 years of age and had been in the Army a little more than a year. He attended the Knoxville elementary school. Before July 31 letters had come through regularly from him.
The News, September 19, 1944
Pfc. Harry M. Nuse has been missing in action in France since July 31. He has been in service 18 months, eight of which have been spent overseas. The young man is the son of Mrs. Carrie M. Nuse, Knoxville, and a brother of Mary, Dorothy and Thomas Nuse, all at home.
The News, June 2, 1945
Pfc. Harry M. Nuse, 20, of Knoxville, who was reported missing in action in France nine months ago was killed in action on July 31, the War Department has just notified his mother, Mrs. Carrie M. Nuse, of Knoxville.
The date is the same as that upon which Pfc. Nuse was listed as missing. He had served 16 months over seas in Company L of the 116th Infantry and had been in service for several years. Before entering the service he was employed by the Baltimore and Ohio railroad.
Besides his mother, Pfc. Nuse is survived by two sisters, Dorothy M. and Mary E. Nuse, and one brother, Thomas E. Nuse, all at home