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Georgandas, Pvt. Paul H.

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Pvt. Paul Harold Georgandas

Born: 7 July 1923 – Cook County, Illinois 
Parents: Paul J. Georgandas & Edna Lenou-Georgandas 

Siblings: 1 sister 

Home: 

– 7442 West Harvard Street – Forest Park, Illinois 

– family would later move to 6214 North Naper Avenue – Chicago, Illinois 

Education: 

– Field Stevenson School 

– Proviso Township High School 

– Graduating Class: 1941

Occupation:

– worked at family’s grocery store

Inducted:

– 29 February 1943

– U.S. Army

Serial Number: 36653221

Training:

– Camp Robinson – Little Rock, Arkansas

Unit: Company B, 168th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division

Engagements:

– Volturno River – Italy

– Monte Casino – Italy

– Anzio – Italy

Killed in Action:

– 3 July 1944

– hit by shrapnel – Casole, Italy

Buried:

– Waldheim Cemetery – Forest Park, Illinois

– Section: 75 Lot: 82

– cemetery merged with Forest Home Cemetery in late 1960s

Medals: Purple Heart

 

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