Lewis, Max Wayne, PFC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
745-Rifleman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 745, B Company, 1st Battalion, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
Service Years
1943 - 1945

Private First Class


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Home State
New Mexico
New Mexico
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Clovis
Last Address
Clovis, New Mexico

Casualty Date
Jan 13, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Belgium
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Mission Garden of Memories Cemetery - Clovis, New Mexico
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Belgian Fourragere


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
World War II FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2004, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  2010, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)101st Airborne Division
  1944-1945, 745, B Company, 1st Battalion, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
  1944-1945, 745, 101st Airborne Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1944-1945 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Siege of Bastogne
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PFC Max (Jack) W. Lewis enlisted on 1 November 1943 at Santa Fe, New Mexicio.

He joined Company B, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry, 101st Airborne Division in Mermelon, France on November 30, 1944.  He fought with the company through the Battle of Bastogne and was killed on January 13, 1945; during the last counter-offensive that ended the Battle of the Bulge.  

Jack was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Lewis of Clovis, New Mexico. His father passed in December of 1943 unexpectedly which delayed his deployment to the European theater.  He was survived by his mother Ruby C. Lewis and his sister, Lauragene Lewis. 
   
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