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Pfc. Fred William Obermayer


Born: 20 May 1923

Parents: George & Marie Obermayer

    - parents were divorced

    - stepmother: Caroline

Siblings: 3 sisters, 3 brothers

Home:

    - 444 Des Plaines Avenue - Forest Park, Illinois

Education:

    - St. Bernadine School

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1944

            - left after junior year to live with mother in Wisconsin

Enlisted: Unknown

    - U.S. Army

        - entered service from Wisconsin

Serial Number: 36832264

Training:

    - Camp Blanding, Florida

Unit: 180th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division, Company L

Engagements:

    - Invasion of Southern France - 15 August 1944

    - Battle of Bruyeres, France - 25 September 1944

Killed in Action:

    - 2 October 1944

        - hit by shrapnel in left temporal area during battle to take Aachen, Germany

Buried:

    - 24 July 1948

        - Holy Cross Cemetery - Los Angeles, California

           - mother lived in Los Angeles

Medals: Purple Heart




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