Neiderer, Edward Paul, 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, 31st Infantry Division
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Private First Class


One Service Stripe



One Overseas Service Bar


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Hanover
Last Address
Conewago/Brishtown/Hanover, Pennsylvania

Casualty Date
Jun 09, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Philippines
Conflict
WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II


 Unofficial Badges 

Gold Star


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


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 167th Infantry Regiment31st Infantry Division
  1944-1945, 1st Battalion, 167th Infantry Regiment
  1944-1945, 745, 31st Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
  1945-1945 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Southern Philippines Campaign (1945)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Pvt. Neiderer was one of nine children in his family. He and four other brothers served during the War.

He had entered the service on 15 October 1942. at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

He served with B Company, 167th Infantry Regiment. 31st Infantry Division on Mindanoa, P.I., with foreign service beginning on 9 January 1945. (According to Pennsylvania news reports, he had "seen action on a number of islands in the Pacific Theater." He'd been overseas for about two years.)  He was killed in action during the Mindinao Campaign, 1945.

In 1948, he was interred in Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery, McSherrystown, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

In his honor and memory, the Brushtown Athletic Field was dedicated in Jully 1952.
   
Comments/Citation

PRIVATE EDWARD PAUL NEIDERER – (KIA)

US ARMY - WWII

167TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, 31ST DIVISION

KIA – 6/9/1945 MINDANDAO ISLAND, PHILIPPINES
(Killed by Japanese Sniper while carrying a wounded comrade to safety)

   
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