Diemer, Christopher, PFC

Deceased
 
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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
1941-1945, 745, 3rd Army
Service Years
1941 - 1945

Private First Class


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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
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Home Town
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Last Address
PHILADELPHIA

Date of Passing
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 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II


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 Military Association Memberships
American LegionVeterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
  1950, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1950, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page


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Other Comments:
I SALUTE YOU MR DIEMER and THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE...JACK BRADLEY...

Mr Diemer served with the 317th Inf Regiment  CO E / 80th INF DIV
WWII...He received the Purple Heart....

The 80th Div landed in  Normandy on August 2 1944 at UTAH BEACH. D DAY+57....

According to reports, the 80th Division's "bloodiest day" was 8 October 1944, where approximately 115 Men lost their lives. The "bloodiest month" was September, 1944.
Many officers and enlisted men of the 80th Infantry Division received battle honors, including 4 who received the Medal of Honor:
Other honors awarded offices and enlisted men of the 80th Infantry Division include:
Distinguished Unit Citations 6
Distinguished Service Crosses 48
Silver Stars 671
Bronze Stars 3,357
   
   

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Rifle
 
Recoilless Rifle
Auto Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
US Army Reserve80th Infantry Division3rd Army
  1941-1945, 745, 1st Battalion, 317th Regiment (Infantry)
  1941-1945, 80th Infantry Division
  1941-1945, 745, 3rd Army
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
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