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Pvt. Edward Douglas White


Born: 7 April 1922 - Chicago, Illinois

Parents: Edward D. White & Ann Marie Greiner-White

Siblings: 2 sisters, 2 brothers

    - one sister died as a child

Nickname: Douglas

Hometown:

    - 1126 North Fifth Avenue, Maywood, Illinois

Education:

    - Lincoln School

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1941

             - left before class graduated

Occupation: lathe operator - Ameritorp Corporation

Enlisted:

    - U.S. Army

        - 7 August 1943

Serial Number: 36680017

Training: 

    - Fort Riley - Kansas

    - Fort Meade - Maryland

        - shipped out - 17 February 1944

Unit: Unknown

Engagements:

    - Italian Campaign

Killed in Action:

    - 29 March 1944

        - died from wounds

Buried: 

    - All Saints Cemetery - Des Plaines, Illinois

        - Block:  13   Section:  14   Grave:  4

Medals:

    - Purple Heart


 

 

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