Kalogeras, John G., PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Medical Service Corps
Last Primary MOS
657-Medical Aidman
Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1944-1945, 657, 96th Infantry Division
Service Years
1943 - 1945

Private First Class



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Chicago, Illinois
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
May 13, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Japan
Conflict
WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle of Okinawa
Location of Interment
Elmwood Cemetery and Mausoleum - River Grove, Illinois
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Medical 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
96th Infantry Division
  1944-1945, 657, 96th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle of Okinawa
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

PFC John Kalgeras

Service Number: 16172267

Enterered Service: July 8, 1943
Died in Service: May 13, 1945

Unit: 383rd Infantry Regiment, 96th Division

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From the Chicago Tribune (IL), July 15, 1949

Pfc. John G. Kalogeras, late of 2426 W. Roosevelt road, member of 96th div., killed at Okinawa, May 13, 1945, son of George and the late Helen, brother of Peter and Christ. Resting at chapel, 627 S. Halsted street. Funeral Saturday, 1 p.m., to St. Basil's Orthodox church, Polk and Ashland. Interment Elmwood cemetery [River Grove, IL]. 

   
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Special thanks to Rich for finding the Chicago Tribune obituary.

   
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