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Bulger, S/Sgt. Joseph I.


S/Sgt. Joseph Imburgio Bulger Jr.
Born: 19 January 1921 – Oak Park, Illinois
Parents: Joseph I. Bulger Sr. and Elsie Tomm-Bulger
Siblings: 1 brother, 1 sister
– 1103 North Broadway Avenue, Melrose Park, Illinois
– Central YMCA High School – Chicago
– Proviso Township High School
– Class of 1939
– University of Illinois
– football team manager
– Class of 1943
Employment: Melrose Park Post Office
Selective Service: 3 March 1943
Contact Person: Joseph and Elsa Bulger
– student at the University of Illinois when he registered
– Address: 312 East Armory – Champaign, Illinois
– Delta Tau Fraternity House
– 6 April 1943
– U. S. Army
Serial Number: 367443033
– University of Illinois
– Fort Benning, Georgia
– Camp Shelby, Mississippi
– Camp McCann, Mississippi
– Camp Wheeler, Georgia
– England
– France
Unit: 376th Infantry Regiment, 94th Infantry Division
– Utah Beach, France
– fought at Lorient and St. Nazaire, France 
– wounded – 3 September 1944
– Battle of Tettingen and Butzdorf, Germany
– 14 January 1945
Killed in Action:
– 19 February 1945 – during the attack on Munzingen Ridge near Sinz, Germany
– attempting to help a comrade who had been wounded
– Mount Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst, Illinois
– 20 August 1948
– Section: K Lot: 57 Grave: 9
– Purple Heart
– Silver Star
– for carrying another soldier to safety after he had been wounded
– Good Conduct Medal

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