U.S. serviceman riding mules, leading pack mules with full packs along Burma Road in 1945
Gift of Hiram Vance Boone, from the Collection of The National WWII Museum
U.S. serviceman riding mules, leading pack mules with full packs along Burma Road. "Taken on the Burma Road. 1945. Mules to China. Left to Right: H. H. Hight, deceased; Robert Synan, deceased; Next - unknown; Sgt. Cox. Hiram Boone." 1945
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Hiram Vance Boone was born 26 February 1921 in Marion, Virginia. He was inducted into the Army on 23 September 1943 and was posted at Fort Sill, Oklahoma for artillery training where he underwent basic training, working specifically with the 75mm pack howitzer and mules. He would receive additional training at Camp Gruber in Oklahoma and mountain training at Camp Carson, Colorado before shipping out to the CBI Theater.
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