Kramer, Francis C., MAJ

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Major
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Service Years
1917 - 1945
Foreign Language(s)
German

Infantry

Major



Five Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1892
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Mar 23, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Germany
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Wound Chevron (1917-1932) Belgian Fourragere Infantry Shoulder Cord Netherlands Orange Lanyard

Meritorious Unit Commendation 1944-1961 French Fourragere 82nd Airbone Division 4th Infantry Division




 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne


 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1945, World War II Fallen [Verified]


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Senior Parachutist (3 Combat Jumps)

 
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1918-1918 Aisne Campaign/The Battle of Cantigny
  1918-1918 Champagne-Marne Campaign/Battle of Chateau-Thierry
  1918-1918 Meuse-Argonne Campaign/Meuse-Argonne Offensive, Phase 1
  1918-1923 Occupation of Germany, 1919 to 1923
  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 Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
  1944-1944 Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Operation Market Garden
  1944-1945 Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of the Bulge
  1945-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Po Valley Campaign (1945)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Comments/Citation
In 1918 Francis was awarded the Certificate of Merit Medal, but when it was made obsolete the citation was upgraded to a Silver Star in 1932.
   
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