Shaffer, Elsworth Francis, PFC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
745-Rifleman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 745, 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (Mech)
Service Years
1944 - 1945

Private First Class


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1926
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Terra Alta
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Mar 24, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Germany
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Honorably Discharged WW II


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Military Order of the Purple HeartWorld War II Fallen
  1945, Military Order of the Purple Heart - Assoc. Page
  1945, World War II Fallen [Verified]


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (Mech)
  1944-1945, 745, B Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry
  1944-1945, 745, 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (Mech)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1945 World War II
  1944-1945 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1944-1945 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ELSWORTH FRANCIS SHAFFER SON OF REED AND OPAL SHAFFER OF TERRA ALTA WEST VIRGINIA WAS KILLE DIN ACTION IN GERMANY ON 24 MARCH 1945. HE SERVED WITH COMPANY "B" 2ND INFANTRY REGIMENT, 5TH INFANTRY DIVISION. HE WAS LAID TO REST IN TERRA ALTA.
   
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