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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Private First Class
Service Years
1943 - 1944
MOS
745-Rifleman
Home State
Missouri
Private First Class

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Rifle
Airborne Glider Badge
Auto Rifle

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Netherlands
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Netherlands, Netherlands
Wall Coordinates
PLOT G / ROW 5 / GRAVE 9
Oct 02, 1944
Service to 1944
82nd Airborne Division
82nd Airborne Division
Rank
Private First Class
Comments
Comments Pending
Private First Class
1943 - 1944
Bronze Star
Criteria
The Bronze Star Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States in a combat theater, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding ac... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Army Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
1944
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Devices : Bronze Arrowhead
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Operation Overlord/D-Day Glider Landings
Description
Pre-dawn assaults
Main operations: Mission Chicago and Mission Detroit
Two pre-dawn glider landings, missions "Chicago" (101st) and "Detroit" (82nd), each by 52 CG-4 Waco gliders, landed anti-tank gun
... More
1944 - 1944
WWII - European Theater of Operations/Normandy Campaign (1944)
Description
(Normandy Campaign 6 June to 24 July 1944) Early on D-Day airborne troops landed in France to gain control of strategic areas. Aerial and naval bombardment followed. Then the invasion fleet, covered b... More
1944 - 1944
WWII - European Theater of Operations/Northern France Campaign (1944)
Description
(Northern France Campaign 25 July to 14 September 1944) Bombardment along a five-mile stretch of the German line enabled the Allies to break through on 25 July. While some armored forces drove southwa... More
1944 - 1944
Operation Market Garden
Description
"35,000 troops, 11,377 dead, wounded or missing, 6,450 captured. Objective was to secure series of bridges over main rivers of German occupied Netherlands. Strategic purpose was to allow allied crossi... More
1944 - 1944
WWII - European Theater of Operations/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
Description
(Rhineland Campaign 15 September 1944 to 21 March 1945) Attempting to outflank the Siegfried Line, the Allies tried an airborne attack on Holland on 17 September 1944. But the operation failed, and th... More
1944 - 1944
3rd Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry
3rd Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry
Rank
Private First Class
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
Private First Class
1943 - 1944
WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
Description
The European-Mediterranean-Middle East Theater was a major theater of operations during the Second World War (between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946). The vast size of Europe, Mediterranean and M... More
1943 - 1944
Basic Training (Camp Wolters, TX)
School
Basic Training (Camp Wolters, TX)
1943
WWII - American Theater
Description
The American Theater was a minor area of operations during World War II. This was mainly due to both North and South America's geographical separation from the central theaters of conflict in Europe a... More
1943 - 1943
Service from 1943

 
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