Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
scottplen

WIA PA Purple Heart

Recommended Posts

This one is on the way to me !

Enlisted 1942 in Coast Artillery 

WIA Feb 1945 

From Phila. Pa 

No other info ? Anyone help find what unit he was ?

 

 

440644894_1(11).jpg.42f996143c339ae14249e15bf01e5bd2.jpg


donation2011.gif


Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

No obit ,no old news articles . Nothing on findagrave site ! 3 strikes so far !


donation2011.gif


Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Tough to find unit info on a WIA without contacting St. Louis - I have gotten lucky 1 out of 10 to find something online

 

That is why I usually steer clear of WIA PH's 

 

Good Luck

 

Bill


"The Americans on this Island are not ordinary troops, but Marines, a special force recruited from jails and insane asylums for blood lust." -Japanese Newspaper found during the Battle of Guadalcanal - "They Got That Right!!" Chesty Puller

 

 

donation2008.gifdonation2009.gifdonation2010.gifdonation2013.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I Still like this one he was from my old neighborhood in Philadelphia. Probably road my bike past his house !


donation2011.gif


Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Found some hits on ancestry he traveled a bit to Bermuda and some cruises in the 50 and 60s 

died ‘May 1993 at age of 69 .

Wounded  In the hand Feb 1945  treated at a unknown aid station at unknown location. 
Unit type 1 on WWII army  hospital  admission card . any  idea on what unit type 1 means ?


donation2011.gif


Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.