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Pvt James I. Trick US Army WWII KIA/MIA. September 28th Hughsville PA


Sep 19


PVT. James I. Trick
US Army WWII Veteran

Saturday September 28th
Hughesville Pa 17737

The family of WWII Army Veteran, Private James I. Trick. Ask that we stand and Honor his service to our country. Private James Irvin Trick will be laid to rest with full military honors in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, on Saturday Sept. 28, 2019, 75 years after he was declared MIA during World War II. He was accounted for July 8, 2019. Pvt. Trick was a member of Company M, 3rd Battalion, 109th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, which was engaged against German forces in the 50-square-mile Hurtgen Forest, near Germeter, Germany. He was killed by enemy shrapnel on Nov. 4, 1944, while making a second trip bringing ammunition forward for his unit’s heavy machine gun. Pvt. Trick was one of 30,000 casualties in the Hurtgen, which combatants dubbed “the Death Factory” and journalists called “the Green Hell.” He was awarded posthumously the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star, and the Silver Star. James is memorialized at Walls of the Missing, American War Cemetery, Margraten, Holland. His name also appears on at least one World War II memorial in Lycoming County. We will be escorting him to his final rest. There we will stand in silent honor of his service to this Nation. PVT. James I. Trick is a true patriot who served our country with honor and now it’s our turn to stand and honor him.

Escort: Saturday September 28th, 1030 Hrs.
Service: 1100 Hrs.

Staging:  1000 Hrs.
McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home
557 East Water Street
Hughesville Pa. 17737



Interment: Upon arrival (Approx. 1100 Hrs.)
Staging: Approx. 1030 Hrs. (If only going to Cemetery)

Pleasant Hill Cemetery

695 Cemetery Drive
Hughesville PA 17737

RCIC:      Dave Lyons
Phone:    717-329-6162

For mission information, contact:
Eric M. Cramer, Veterans Liaison East
Phone: 717-507-5213


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