Turner, Dennis Trippe, Jr., 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 1542, 8th Infantry Division
Service Years
1943 - 1944
First Lieutenant

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Milledgeville, Georgia
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jul 16, 1944
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
WWII - European Theater of Operations/Normandy Campaign (1944)
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Normandy, France
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot D Row 19 Grave 22

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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
World War II Fallen
  1944, World War II Fallen [Verified]

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
1st Battalion, 28th Infantry 8th Infantry Division
  1943-1944, 1542, HHC, 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry
  1944-1944, 1542, 8th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 WWII - European Theater of Operations/Normandy Campaign (1944)
 Colleges Attended 
Georgia Institute of Technology
  1940-1943, Georgia Institute of Technology
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Lt. Turner entered the Army as a private at Fort Benning, Georgia on 20 April 1943.

The 28th Infantry Regiment entered combat operations on 4 July 1944. He was killed in the fierce fighting of the hedgerows.
Note: Memorial Marker with parents  in Sparta Cemetery, Sparta, Hancock County, Georgia.

He was the younger brother of Lt. Col. William L. Turner who was killed in action on 7 June 1944 in France while serving with the 506th PIR.
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