Nagem, Anthony, Cpl

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Medical Corps
Last Primary MOS
657-Medical Aidman
Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1945-1945, 657, 71st Infantry Division
Service Years
1940 - 1945
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Casualty Info
Home Town
San Diego
Last Address
San Diego, California

Casualty Date
Mar 24, 1945
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Advance to the Rhine
Location of Interment
Holy Cross Cemetery - San Diego, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenThe National Purple Heart Hall of HonorChapter 1111WW II Memorial National Registry
  1945, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  1945, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
  1945, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 1111 (Sergeant At Arms) (Ft. Irwin, California) - Chap. Page
  1945, WW II Memorial National Registry

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Medical 1st Award

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1940, Coastal Artillery School (Fort Winfield Scott, CA)
  1943, 28th Medical Training Regiment (Camp Grant, IL)
 Unit Assignments
Battery A, 65th Coastal Artillery Corps71st Infantry Division
  1940-1943, 608, Battery A, 65th Coastal Artillery Corps
  1943-1944, 657, 71st Infantry Division
  1944-1944, 657, 71st Infantry Division
  1944-1944, 657, 71st Infantry Division
  1945-1945, 657, 71st Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Advance to the Rhine
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Corporal, U.S. Army
5th Infantry Regiment
Date of Action: 24 March 1945
The President of the United States takes pride in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross (Posthumously) to Anthony J. Nagem (39299851), Corporal, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving as a Medical Aidman with the 5th Infantry Regiment, in action against enemy forces on 24 March 1945. Corporal Nagem's intrepid actions, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty at the cost of his life, exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit, and the United States Army.
General Orders: Headquarters, Seventh U.S. Army, General Orders No. 362 (August 3, 1945)
Home Town: San Diego, California
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