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Pfc. Edmund John Rowe Jr.


Born: 1 November 1924 - Cook County, Illinois

Parents: Edmund J., Sr. & Anne Rowe

Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother

Address:

    - 1625 South Seventeenth Avenue - Maywood, Illinois

Education:

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1942

Inducted: Unknown

Serial Number: 36657722

Training: 

    - Camp Forrest, Tennessee - 3 March 1943

    - Camp Laguna, Arizona - 19 July 1943 

    - Camp Young, California - 17 August 1943

    - Camp Phillips, Kansas - 4 December 1943

    - Camp Miles Standish, Massachusetts - 31 March 1944

Unit: 315th Infantry Regiment, 79th Infantry Division

Stationed: 

    - England - 16 April 1944

Engagements:

    - landed in France - 14 June 1944 - Utah Beach

    - Battle of Cherbourg - 19 June 1944

    - Battle of La Haye-du-Puits - 8 July 1944

    - Capture Laval - 6 August 1944

    - Battle of Neufchateau - 13 September 1944

    - Battle of Luneville - 22 September 1944

    - Battle of Embermenil - 3 October 1944 - 24 October 1944

    - Captured Fremonville - 19 November 1944

    - Battle of Hagenau - 9 December 1944 - 11 December 1944

Died:

    - 9 December 1944 - Battle of Hagenau, France

Buried:

    - Lorraine American Cemetery - St. Avold (Moselle), France

        - Plot: D  Row: 14  Grave:  15

Medals:

    - Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster

    - Bronze Star


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