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2nd Lt. Charles August Vollmer


Born: 13 October 1919 - Chicago, Illinois

Parents: Charles J. Vollmer & Clara Sandkohl-Vollmer

Siblings: 2 sisters, 2 brothers

Home:

     - 1211 South Fourth Avenue - Maywood, Illinois

Education:

    - Emerson School

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1937

    - University of Illinois

        - Bachelor of Science - Commerce/Business 

        - Class of 1943

Enlisted:

    - 10 February 1943

Serial Number: O&515945

Training: 

    - Fort Sill - Lawton, Oklahoma

    - Fort Meade, Florida

    - Camp McCain, Grenada, Mississippi (WWII slides of camp)

Unit: B Company, 336th Field Artillery Battalion, 4th Infantry Division

Engagements:

    - Battle of France

Died:

    - wounded - 24th June 1944

    - died  of wounds - 25 June 1944

Buried:

    - 24 June 1949 - Rock Island National Cemetery - Rock Island, Illinois

        - Section: E   Site:  359

Medals:

    - Purple Heart


 

 

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