Puryear, Edward, Sr., SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
64C40-Motor Transport Operator
Last MOS Group
Transportation Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 64C40, HHC, Special Training Regiment, USATCI, Ft Dix NJ
Service Years
1936 - 1970

Staff Sergeant

Eleven Service Stripes

Ten Overseas Service Bars

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Eva, Alabama

Date of Passing
Nov 25, 1971
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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 Official Badges 

1st Armored Division 2nd Armored Division 3rd Armored Division US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

Honorably Discharged WW II

 Unofficial Badges 

Armor Shoulder Cord

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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Other Comments:
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 Countries Deployed To or Visited
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Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
8th Infantry RegimentFourth (4th) Army2nd Armored Division1st Armored Division
502nd Airborne Infantry3rd Armored DivisionRedstone Arsenal, AlDivision Artillery (DIVARTY) 1st Armored Division
2nd Squadron, 4th Cavalry RegimentFort Dix, NJ
  1936-1938, 8th Infantry Regiment
  1938-1940, 745, Fourth (4th) Army
  1940-1945, 795, 2nd Armored Division
  1945-1947, 795, 1st Armored Division
  1948-1952, 1814, B Company, 502nd Airborne Infantry
  1952-1956, 131.6, 3rd Armored Division
  1956-1958, 161.1, Ordnance Missile & Munitions School (Staff) Redstone Arsenal, Al
  1967-1967, 11E40, Division Artillery (DIVARTY) 1st Armored Division
  1967-1969, 64C40, 2nd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment
  1969-1970, 64C40, HHC, Special Training Regiment, USATCI, Ft Dix NJ
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Rome-Arno Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/North Apennines Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Po Valley Campaign (1945)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Apr 10, 2020, General Photos1
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