Chambliss, Turner Mason, Jr., 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1943-1944, RHHC, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
Service Years
1943 - 1944

Infantry

First Lieutenant


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Home State
District Of Columbia
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Washington. D.C.

Casualty Date
Jun 06, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
France
Conflict
WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)/Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
Location of Interment
U.S. Military Academy West Point Post Cemetery - West Point, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Military Association Memberships
D - Day FallenWorld War II Fallen
  1944, D - Day Fallen
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Basic Parachutist (1 Combat Jump)

 
 Unit Assignments
Airborne School506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
  1943-1943, Airborne School
  1943-1944, RHHC, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1939-1943, United States Military Academy
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
2nd  Platoon, G Company, 3rd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airbornie Division.  Killed by a sniper near the Douvre River bridges, the targer of their operation that morning.

See: http://apps.westpointaog.org/Memorials/Article/13153/
   
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