This is a grouping to a Chinese American who served as a Sgt, with the 58th Armored Field Artillery Bn. who was wounded and received a Silver Star for actions during the Battle of the Bulge. The 58th was also part of the initial landings at Normandy on D-Day attached to the 29th Division. I do not know if he was there, but he probably was. He was captured on December 20th, 1944 and spent the rest of the war in Stalag IIA.
Sgt. Lum received an officially engraved Purple Heart (1st name mis-spelled) and an un-named Silver Star during WWII. He received a replacement set of named medals with new certificates in the 1980’s. He passed away in 1990.
This is the first opportunity I have had to purchase a grouping to a Chinese-American who was a POW of the Germans during WWII. I am sure there is much more to tell about his story.
Edited by KASTAUFFER, 18 June 2010 - 11:44 AM.