Heldreth, Walter, Pvt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Private
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
745-Rifleman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1943-1945, 745, 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division
Service Years
1942 - 1945

Private



Three Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
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Last Address
West Milford

Date of Passing
Feb 01, 1998
 
Location of Interment
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Honorably Discharged WW II


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WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Naples-Foggia Campaign (1943-44)
From Month/Year
August / 1943
To Month/Year
January / 1944

Description
(Naples-Foggia Campaign 18 Aug 1943-21 Jan 1944 (Air); 9 Sep 1943-21 Jan 1944 (Ground) After Allied bombardment of communications and airfields in Italy, Montgomery crossed the Strait of Messina on 3 September 1943 and started northward. Five days later Eisenhower announced that the Italian Government had surrendered. Fifth Army, under Clark, landed at Salerno on g September and managed to stay despite furious counterattacks. By 18 September the Germans were withdrawing northward. On 27 September Eighth Army occupied the important airfields of Foggia, and on I October Fifth Army took Naples. As the Allies pushed up the peninsula, the enemy slowed the advance and brought it to a halt at the Gustav Line.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Month/Year
August / 1943
To Month/Year
December / 1943
 
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

1st Armored Division

327th Military Police Battalion

3rd Military Police Company, 3rd Infantry Division

3rd Infantry Division

504th Military Police Battalion

501st Military Police Company, 1st Armored Division

54th Military Police Company

59th Military Police Company

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  291 Also There at This Battle:
  • Adkins, Raymond, PFC, (1942-1945)
  • Angileri, Joseph, T/Sgt, (1942-1946)
  • Bald Eagle, David William, Sgt, (1936-1944)
  • Bernholz, Charles H., T/5, (1942-1945)
  • Caffey, Eugene Mead, MG, (1918-1956)
  • Coolidge, Charles, T/Sgt, (1942-1945)
  • Eatman, Harold Lee, 1st Sgt, (1942-1945)
  • Eddy, George, T/5, (1942-1945)
  • Fisco, Richard, S/Sgt
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