Christenson, Burton Paul, T/Sgt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Technical Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
604-Light Machine Gunner
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1945, 101st Airborne Division
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Technical Sergeant


One Service Stripe



Three Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1922
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Christenson, Burton Paul, T/Sgt.
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Oakland
Last Address
Oakland, CA

Date of Passing
Dec 30, 1998
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Belgian Fourragere Netherlands Orange Lanyard Honorably Discharged WW II 101st Airbone Division




 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
101st Airborne Division Association
  1998, 101st Airborne Division Association [Verified]


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Other Comments:
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Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Operation Market Garden
Start Year
1944
End Year
1944

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 crossing of the Rhine River. The last natural barrier
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1944
To Year
1944
 
Last Updated:
Sep 8, 2014
   
Personal Memories
   
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  128 Also There at This Battle:
  • Bahlau, Frederick Arthur, 1LT, (1942-1945)
  • Beck, Carl, M/Sgt, (1942-1963)
  • Bush, William Douglas, 1LT, (1942-1951)
  • Cooter, Walter, PFC, (1942-1944)
  • Fulmer, Edward Simons, 2LT, (1941-1945)
  • Galbraith, William P., Sgt, (1942-1947)
  • Hatcher, Arvil, S/Sgt, (1943-Present)
  • Joint, Edward, PFC, (1942-1945)
  • Mehosky, Edward, COL, (1940-1971)
  • Perconte, Frank, T/4, (1942-1945)
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