Lowery, Samuel L., 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, 2nd Battalion, 142nd Infantry Regiment/G Company
Service Years
1941 - 1945

Private First Class


One Service Stripe



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Fort Payne
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Feb 01, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Germany
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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 Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
36th Infantry Division2nd Battalion, 142nd Infantry Regiment
  1944-1945, 745, 36th Infantry Division
  1944-1945, 745, 2nd Battalion, 142nd Infantry Regiment/G Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Southern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
PFC Lowery enlisted in the Army on 10 September 1941 at Fort McClellan, Alabama.

He entered combat duty in Southern France in July 1944.

He was very likely killed during the Battle of Oberhoffen, Germany.  The 2nd Bn, 142nd had crossed the Moder River the night of 31 January 1945 to take the town..

He was buried in the Lower Sulphur Springs Cemetery, Fort Payne, DeKalb County, Alabama
   
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http://www.texasmilitaryforcesmuseum.org/36division/archives/winter/attackto.htm
   
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