LaPrade, James Louis, LTC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1942-1944, 1542, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1935 - 1944

Infantry

Lieutenant Colonel



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1914
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Kenedy
Last Address
San Antonio, Texas

Casualty Date
Dec 19, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Belgium
Conflict
WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
Location of Interment
U.S. Military Academy West Point Post Cemetery - West Point, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: Section VII, Site 126

 Official Badges 

French Fourragere 101st Airbone Division


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Basic Parachutist (2 Combat Jumps)

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment
  1942-1944, 1542, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Operation Market Garden
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Siege of Bastogne
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1935-1939, United States Military Academy
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Comments/Citation
Not Specified
   
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