Baranek, Mike, Sgt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Primary Unit
1942-1944, HHC, 1st Battalion, 509th Infantry (Airborne)
Service Years
1941 - 1945

Sergeant


One Service Stripe



Four Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1915
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Baranek, Mike (DSC), Sgt.
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Last Address
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

Date of Passing
Jun 14, 1980
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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Field Data
ARMY SERIAL NUMBER 35026946  (SSN: 274-05-7749)
NAME BARANEK, MIKE
RESIDENCE: STATE OHIO
RESIDENCE: COUNTY SUMMIT
PLACE OF ENLISTMENT CLEVELAND OHIO
DATE OF ENLISTMENT 11-July-1941
NATIVITY PENNSYLVANIA
YEAR OF BIRTH 1915
RACE AND CITIZENSHIP White, citizen
EDUCATION 3 years of high school
CIVILIAN OCCUPATION Janitors and sextons

SYNOPSIS: Sergeant Mike Baranek, United States Army, was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy, in action against enemy forces on 11 November 1943. Sergeant Baranek's intrepid actions, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army.

General Orders: Headquarters, Fifth U.S. Army, General Orders No. 49 (1944)


   
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http://www.509thgeronimo.org/soldierbaranekm/soldierbaranekm.htm
   
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Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Basic Parachutist (3 Combat Jumps)

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 509th Infantry (Airborne)
  1942-1944, HHC, 1st Battalion, 509th Infantry (Airborne)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Algeria-French Morocco Campaign (1942)
  1942-1943 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Tunisia Campaign (1942-43)
  1943-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Naples-Foggia Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Anzio Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rome-Arno Campaign (1944)
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