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T/Sgt. Robert Bruce Bierman


Born: 17 November 1924 - Illinois

Parents: Louis W. Bierman & Alma I. Belz-Bierman

Siblings: 1 brother

Hometown: 142 South Sixteenth Avenue - Maywood, Illinois

Education:

    - St. Paul Lutheran Grade School

    - Proviso Township High School

         - Class of 1943

Inducted:

    - 12 June 1943

        - U. S. Army

Serial Number: 36753666

Training: 

    - Camp Cullen, Texas

    - Camp Butner, North Carolina

Unit: G Company, 134th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Division, 3rd Army

Engagements:

    - Normandy Invasion

    - Battle of Hedgerows, France - 17 July 1944

    - Battle of St. Lo, France - 19 July 1944

    - Battle of Mortain, France - 8 August 1944 - 12 August 1944

        - sent to rescue 30th Infantry Division

    - Battle of the Bulge

        - Ardennes, Belgium

Killed in Action: 

    - 30 December 1944

        - Shot by sniper at Lutrebois, Belgium, south of Bastogne

Buried: 

    - Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery - Henri-Chapelle, Belgium

        - Plot:  G  Row:  12  Grave:  11


 

 

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