Hobbs, Andrew J., Sgt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
604-Light Machine Gunner
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 604, 3rd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1941 - 1944

Sergeant



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
Georgia
Georgia
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Mount Auburn
Last Address
McDuffie County, Georgia

Casualty Date
Dec 27, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Belgium
Conflict
WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of the Bulge
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Basic Parachutist (2 Combat Jumps)

 
 Unit Assignments
3rd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment101st Airborne Division
  1942-1943, 604, 3rd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment
  1943-1944, 604, 3rd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment
  1944-1944, 604, 101st Airborne Division
  1944-1944, 604, 3rd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
  1944-1944 Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Operation Market Garden
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sgt. A.J. Hobbs entered the Army on 11 July 1941 at Fort McPherson, Atlanta, Georgia.

At the time of his loss, Sgt. Hobbs was serving with Company G, 3rd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment. 

His unit parachuted into Normandy on 6 June 1944.  Later, parachuted into Holland in Operation Market Garden

He was killed on 27 December 1944 in the Ardennes, (Battle of the Bulge).

He was interred in Fort Creek Baptist Cemetery, Dearing, Georgia.
   
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