Enlisted for service in World War II. Served in Co. B, 16th Inf. Reg., 1st Army Div., U. S. Army. Posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions on Dec. 3, 1944, when he was mortally wounded in his single-handed attack on five German machine-gun nests near Luchem, Germany. Pvt. Henry's final resting place is the Greenville Cemetery.