Bohy, Edward, Sgt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Armor
Last Primary MOS
736-Tank Driver
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1945-1945, 795 , 44th Infantry Division
Service Years
1941 - 1945

Sergeant


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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Detroit
Last Address
Michigan

Casualty Date
Jun 03, 1945
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Vehicle Loss, Crash
Location
Germany
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Netherlands, Netherlands
Wall/Plot Coordinates
L, 2, 19

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World War II Fallen
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Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
US Army44th Infantry Division
  1943-1945, 795 , 772nd Tank Battalion
  1945-1945, 795 , 772nd Tank Battalion
  1945-1945, 795 , 44th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1945-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
  1945-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Sgt. Bohy enlisted in the Army on 7 April 1941 in Detroit, Michigan.

He served with the 772nd Tank Battalion. This unit disembarked in the ETO on 9 February 1945, entering combat operations in March during the Battle of Mannheim. His unit was attached to the 44th Infantry Division at that time.  Combat ended with the unit in Austria.

While driving a senior officer, both were killed near Schwerte, Unna, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (SSE of Dortmund).

He was interred in the American Cemetery, Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands.

   
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Family note:
Edward Bohy was my mother's first husband and the father of my oldest sister, she was born 3 days after his death. He was a PFC and promoted after death to SGT.
   
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