Gerrie, Jack, CPT

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1942-1944, 1542, 11th Infantry
Service Years
1940 - 1944

Infantry

Captain



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Fon du Lac
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Dec 29, 1944
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Accidental Homicide
Location
United Kingdom
Conflict
WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 






 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
11th Infantry
  1942-1944, 1542, 11th Infantry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 WWII - American Theater
  1942-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Awarded DSC for herioc action during Battle of Fort Driant, France on 23 - 24 August 1944, while commanding Company G, 11th Infantry Regiment, 5th Infantry Division, 3rd US Army.

Accidently shot himself while inspecting a firearm while on Leave in England on 29 Dec 1944.
   
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