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Pvt. Robert Martin Holtz 


Born: 3 February 1926 - Illinois

Parents: August & Ella Holtz

Siblings: 1 brother, 1 sister

Home:

    - 1803 South Fourth Avenue - Maywood, Illinois

Education:

    - Garfield Grade School

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Graduating Class: 1943

Occupation: tool & die maker's apprentice

Enlisted:

    - 5 April 1944

        - U.S. Army Air Corps -  transferred to infantry

Serial Number: 36963879

Training: 

    - Sheppard Field, Texas

    - Camp Howze, Texas

Overseas: October 1944

Unit: 409th Infantry Regiment, 103rd Infantry Division, 7th U. S. Army

Engagements:

    - Battle of Aredennes-Alsace

        - took part in the Battle of the Bulge - 16 December 1944 - 25 January 1945

    - Battle of the Rhineland

Killed in Action:

    - 21 March 1945

        - Rhineland, Germany

Buried: Lorraine American Cemetery - St. Avold, Lorraine, France

               - Plot: A  Row: 27  Grave: 28

Medals: Purple Heart


 





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