Nordquist, PFC Glenn W.

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PFC Glenn Wesley Nordquist 
Born: 21 October 1925 – Chicago, Illinois 
Parents: Clarence Nordquist & Evelyn M. Johnson-Nordquist 
Siblings: 1 brother 
Home: 1820 South Eleventh Avenue – Maywood, Illinois 
Education: 
– Garfield School 
– Proviso Township High School 
– Class of 1944 
Selective Service Registration: 21 October 1943
Contact Person: Clarence A. Norquist – father
– registered during his senior year of high school
– received his high school diploma in the Army
Enlistment: 
– 3 March 1944 
Serial Number: 36951586 
Training: 
– Fort McClellan, Alabama 
– Camp Edwards, Massachusetts 
– Fort Benning, Georgia 
– sent to Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri as a replacement 
Unit: 276th Infantry Regiment, 70th Infantry Division 
– sent to Camp Myles Standish, Massachusetts for shipment to Europe 
– landed in France 15 December 1944 
Engagements: 
– Operation Northwind 
– Wingren, France 
– Oetingen Raids 
– Forbach, France 
– Saarbrucken, Germany 
Died: 
– 10 May 1945 
– died at Gossenheim, Germany – accidentally shot 
Buried: 
– Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Illinois 
– Section: 48 Lot: 417 

 

 

Nordquist Grave

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