Sergeant Maurice S. Houston was Killed In Action on August 12, 1944, over Biak Island. He was buried at a local military cemetery. After the war, upon request of the family, his remains were sent home for burial in his home country. Funeral services were held at the Stafford Funeral Home in Stowe, Vermont on March 4, 1949. He was buried at the West Branch Cemetery.
Maurice's brother, Gerald, served during the war in the Navy.
Research by Don Wambold, WCMSC