Eggert, Walter, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1945, 745, E Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
Previously Held MOS
AAF 748-Airplane Mechanic-Gunner
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Private First Class

One Service Stripe

Five Overseas Service Bars

 Official Badges 

101st Airbone Division Belgian Fourragere Netherlands Orange Lanyard Honorably Discharged WW II

Meritorious Unit Commendation 1944-1961 French Fourragere

 Unofficial Badges 


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Easy Co. 506 P.I.R. 101st Airborne
Other Comments:

WIA on December 28, 1944

MOS: 745
ASN: 36614595
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Basic Parachutist (2 Combat Jumps)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
  1942-1945, AAF 748, 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division
  1942-1945, 745, E Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Operation Overlord/D-Day Airborne Landings/First wave: Mission Albany
  1944-1944 Operation Overlord/D-Day Glider Landings/Mission Detroit
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Normandy Campaign (1944)/Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
  1944-1944 Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Operation Market Garden
  1944-1944 Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Operation Pegasus
  1944-1945 Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Siege of Bastogne
  1944-1945 Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 Central Europe Campaign (1945)/Victory in Europe Day (VE Day - 8May45)
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