Cotterell, Pvt. John W.

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Pvt. John Warren Cotterell 
Born: 25 March 1920 – Chicago, Illinois 
Parents: John A. Cotterell & Ophelia Paulson-Cotterell 
Home: 
– 1443 South Fourteenth Avenue, Maywood, Illinois 
Education: 
– Garfield School 
– Proviso Township High School 
– Class of 1938 
Occupation: Bookkeeper – Harold M. Pittman Company 
Selective Service Registration: 1 July 1941
– Contact Person: John A. Cotterell – father
Inducted: 
– 14 August 1941 – Chicago, Illinois 
– U.S. Army 
Serial Number: 16034356 
Training: 
– Fort Custer, Michigan 
– Fort Jackson, South Carolina 
– Camp Forrest, Tennessee 
Unit: 120th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division 
Overseas: 
– England – February to June 1944 
– Omaha Beach, France – 10 June 1944 
Engagements: 
– Battle of St. Lo 
Killed in Action: 
– 18 July 1944 – Battle of St. Lo, France 
Buried: 
– Normandy American Cemetery – Colleville-sur-Mer, France 
– Plot: G Row: 13 Grave: 5 
Medal: Purple Heart 

 

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