Bayer, PFC Arthur

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PFC Arthur Bayer 
Born: 24 July 1924 – Illinois 
Parents: John & Pauline Bayer 
Brother: 1 brother
Home:
– 7772 West Elm Grove Drive – Elmwood Park, Illinois
Education:
– Proviso Township High School
– Class of 1943
– New York University
– left after one year
Occupation: Typesetter
Inducted:
– 17 June 1942 – Chicago, Illinois
– U. S. Army 
Training:
– Camp Grant, Illinois
– Fort Carson, Colorado
– Fort Hood, Texas
Units:
– 414th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry Division
Engagements:
– landed in France – 7 September 1944
– Wuustwezel, Belgium – 23 October 1944
– Drove to the Mark River at Standderbuiten, Holland – 2 November 1944
– Battle of Stolberg, Germany – 16 November 1944  
– Battle of Eschweiler, Germany – 21 November 1944 
– Battle for Inden – 21 November – 2 December 1944
Killed in Action: 26 November 1944
– Sent ahead of his unit as a scout 
– came under mortar fire and was hit by shrapnel south of Frenz, Germany
Buried:
– Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Belgium
– Plot: A Row: 17 Grave: 38
Medals:
– Combat Infantry Badge
– Purple Heart

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