Grant, Edward, T/Sgt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Technical Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
812-Heavy Weapons NCO
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1944-1946, 812, D Company, 1st Battalion, 115th Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1919 - 1947
Foreign Language(s)
Hebrew
Yiddish

Technical Sergeant


Nine Service Stripes



Seven Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1902
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Grant, Edward, T/Sgt USA(Ret).
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Borough Park
Last Address
Borough Park

Date of Passing
Mar 03, 1975
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

US Army Retired (Pre-2007) Honorably Discharged WW II Meritorious Unit Commendation 1944-1961 French Fourragere

3rd Infantry Division 36th Infantry Division


 Unofficial Badges 

US Marine Corps Honorable Discharge




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Edward Grant's name at birth was Ephraim Ganz. He changed it in 1919 when he enlisted in the Marine Corps at the age of 17.
   
Other Comments:
Photos will be posted as soon as they are made available to me for scanning.
   

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Rifle
Submachine Gun
Mortar
AA Artillery
Machine Gun
 

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1919, Army Basic Training Waived (USMC Prior Service), A
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 165th  Infantry Regiment1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment30th Infantry Regiment2nd Battalion, 141st Infantry Regiment
1st Battalion, 115th Infantry Regiment
  1924-1941, B Company, 1st Battalion, 165th Infantry Regiment
  1942-1943, 812, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment
  1943-1944, 812, 3rd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment
  1944-1944, 812, D Company, 2nd Battalion, 141st Infantry Regiment
  1944-1946, 812, D Company, 1st Battalion, 115th Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Algeria-French Morocco Campaign (1942)/Operation Torch
  1943-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Sicily Campaign (1943)
  1943-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Sicily Campaign (1943)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Anzio Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
  1944-1945 Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of the Bulge
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1947 US Occupation of Germany (WWII)
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