Rader, Dale, S/Sgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
812-Heavy Weapons NCO
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1944, 812, HHC, 3rd Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry
Service Years
1942 - 1944

Staff Sergeant



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Carlock
Last Address
Normal, IL

Casualty Date
Jun 09, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
France
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

82nd Airbone Division Infantry Shoulder Cord Meritorious Unit Commendation 1944-1961 French Fourragere




 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne



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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Airborne Glider Badge
Rifle
Carbine

 
 Unit Assignments
325th Glider Infantry Regiment (GIR)
  1942-1944, 812, HHC, 3rd Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Sicily Campaign (1943)
  1943-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Sicily Campaign (1943)
  1943-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Naples-Foggia Campaign (1943-44)
  1943-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Naples-Foggia Campaign (1943-44)
  1943-1943 Naples-Foggia Campaign (1943-44)/Operation Avalanche
  1944-1944 Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Staff Sergeant Dale E. Rader was killed in action on 9 June 1944 near Ste. Mere Eglise, France following his unit's glider-borne landing for Operation Overlord. He had previously participated in the invasion of Sicily, the battles at Salerno and Naples and the invasion of southern France.
   
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