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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Corporal
Service Years
1942 - 1944
MOS
604-Light Machine Gunner
Home State
Illinois
Corporal

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Basic Parachutist (2 Combat Jumps)

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Netherlands
Conflict
WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Operation Market Garden
Location of Interment
Bell Cemetery - Iuka, Illinois
Oct 09, 1944
Basic Parachutist (2 Combat Jumps)
Awarded Date
Oct 09, 2015
2015
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Service to 1944
Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Awarded Date
Oct 09, 1944
1944
RHHC, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
RHHC, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
Rank
Private First Class
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
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Private First Class
1943 - 1944
101st Airborne Division
101st Airborne Division
Rank
Private First Class
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
Private First Class
1943 - 1944
Army Distinguished Service Cross
Criteria
The Distinguished Service Cross may awarded to a person who, while serving in any capacity with the Army, distinguishes himself by extraordinary heroism not justifying the award of a Medal of Honor. T... More
Comments
http://old.506infantry.org/Memorial/wwh.htm
http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=31243
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
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
French Croix De Guerre WWII
Criteria
The Croix de Guerre 1939-1945 (War Cross 1939-1945) is a French military decoration, a version of the Croix de Guerre created on September 26, 1939, to honour people who fought with the Allies against... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Battle for Carentan
Description
The Battle of Carentan was an engagement in World War II between airborne forces of the United States Army and the German Wehrmacht during the Battle of Normandy. The battle took place between 10 and ... 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
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
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1942 - 1944
Service from 1942

 
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