Colt, Freeling Tufts, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1943-1944, 1542, RHHC, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
Service Years
1938 - 1944

Infantry

First Lieutenant



One Overseas Service Bar


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1916
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jun 06, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
France
Conflict
WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)/Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Normandy, France
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot D Row 22 Grave 26

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
D - Day FallenWorld War II Fallen
  1944, D - Day Fallen
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Basic Parachutist (1 Combat Jump)

 
 Unit Assignments
506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR)
  1942-1943, 1542, RHHC, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
  1943-1944, 1542, RHHC, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (PIR) 101st Airborne Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
 Colleges Attended 
Virginia Military Institute
  1935-1938, Virginia Military Institute
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Freeling T. Colt (V.M.I. Class of 1938)
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army

506th Parachute Infantry Regt, 101st Airborne Division

Entered the Service from: New York
Died: 6-Jun-44
Buried at: Plot D Row 22 Grave 26 Normandy American Cemetery Colleville-sur-Mer, France
Awards: Purple Heart, DUC
   
Comments/Citation
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