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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Sergeant
Service Years
1941 - 1944
MOS
616-Tank Gunner
Home State
Nebraska
Sergeant



Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Germany
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Omaha National Cemetery - Omaha, Nebraska
Wall Coordinates
Section 3, Site 299
Nov 25, 1944
Service to 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
Awarded posthumously
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
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
16 Nov-4 Dec 44, WD GO 37-46
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
Normandy, 6 June - 24 July 1944; Landed at Omaha Beach on 13 June, 1944, equipped with M10's. Helped capture St. Lô in July.
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
Northern France, 25 July - 14 September 1944; raced across northern France in August and passed through Belgium and Holland before reaching the Siegfried Line in September.
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
Rhineland, 15 September 1944 - 21 March 1945; supported operations north of Aachen in October, then transferred to the Hürtgen Forest. Shifted to the Ardennes just before German offensive began in D... More
1944
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Omaha Beach Landing
Description
Omaha Beach, commonly known as Omaha, was the code name for one of the five sectors of the Allied invasion of German-occupied France in the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944, during World War II. Omaha... More
1944 - 1944
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
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
C Company, 803rd Tank Destroyer Battalion
C Company, 803rd Tank Destroyer Battalion
Rank
Sergeant
MOS
616-Tank Gunner
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant
1943 - 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
Departed for England on 24 June, 1943.
1943
Service from 1941

 
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