Adair, William Eugene, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
745-Rifleman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1943-1944, 745, 3rd Battalion, 325th Glider Infantry
Service Years
1943 - 1944

Private First Class


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Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Saint Joseph
Last Address
Buchanan, MO

Casualty Date
Oct 02, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Netherlands
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Netherlands, Netherlands
Wall/Plot Coordinates
PLOT G / ROW 5 / GRAVE 9

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82nd Airbone Division Infantry Shoulder Cord Netherlands Orange Lanyard French Fourragere




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WWII - European Theater of Operations/Northern France Campaign (1944)
From Month/Year
July / 1944
To Month/Year
September / 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 southward into Brittany, others fanned out to the east and, overcoming a desperate counterattack, executed a pincers movement that trapped many Germans in a pocket at Falaise. The enemy fell back on the Siegfried Line, and by mid-September 1944 nearly all of France had been liberated. During these operations in France, while light and medium bombers and fighter-bomber aircraft of Ninth Air Force had been engaged in close support and interdictory operations, Eighth and Fifteenth Air Forces had continued their strategic bombing.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Month/Year
July / 1944
To Month/Year
July / 1944
 
Last Updated:
Aug 17, 2020
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

287th Military Police Company

1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment

630th Military Police Company

709th Military Police Battalion

21st Military Police Company

5th Military Police Battalion (CID), US Army Criminal Investigation Command (USACIDC)

230th Military Police Company

218th Military Police Company

401st Military Police Company

11th Military Police Battalion (CID), US Army Criminal Investigation Command (USACIDC)

92nd Military Police Company

972nd Military Police Company

94th Military Police Company

4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery

518th Military Police Battalion

A Battery, 26th Field Artillery

783d Military Police Battalion

595th Military Police Company

 
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  633 Also There at This Battle:
  • Bailey, Olen, 1st Sgt, (1942-1945)
  • Bolio, Robert, Cpl, (1943-1945)
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