Surik, Frank A., Sgt

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
844-Gun Crewman Light Artillery
Last MOS Group
Field Artillery (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1945-1945, 17th Airborne Division
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Sergeant


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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1916
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
OWOSSO, MICHIGAN

Casualty Date
Apr 19, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Germany
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Netherlands, Netherlands
Wall/Plot Coordinates
J, 2, 2

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Airborne Glider Badge
Rifle
Pistol
Carbine

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
  466th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion17th Airborne Division
  1944-1945, HHB, 466th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion
  1945-1945, 17th Airborne Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Central Europe Campaign (1945)/Operation Plunder
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sgt. Frank Surik served with the 466th Parachute Field Artillery Battaion, 17th Airborne Division. His unit arrived in England in August 1944. A 75mm unit.

The unit served in the ETO during the Batttle of the Bulge, the Ardennes Campaign, as ground forces.

He was killed following the mass jump over the Rhine on 24 March 1945.  He died near Rhade, Germany.. Known as Operation Plunder under the general plan known as, this was the first airborne assault since Operation Market Garden.
   
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