Nordquist

 

Pfc. Glenn Wesley Nordquist


Born: 21 October 1925 - Milton Township, Du Page County, Illinois

Parents: Clarence Nordquist & Evelyn M. Johnson-Nordquist

Siblings: 1 brother

Home: 1820 South Eleventh Avenue - Maywood, Illinois

Education: 

    - Garfield School

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1944

Enlistment:

    - 3 March 1944

Serial Number: 36951586

Training:

    - Fort McClellan, Alabama

    - Camp Edwards, Massachusetts

    - Fort Benning, Georgia

        - sent to Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri as a replacement

Unit: 276th Infantry Regiment, 70th Infantry Division

            - sent to Camp Myles Standish, Massachusetts for shipment to Europe

            - landed in France 15 December 1944

Engagements:

    - Operation Northwind 

    - Wingren, France

    - Oetingen Raids

    - Forbach, France

    - Saarbrucken, Germany

Died:

    - 10 May 1945

        - died at Gossenheim, Germany - accidentally shot

Buried:

    - Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Illinois

        - Section:  48   Lot:  417


 

 

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