Rowe, PFC Edmund J. Jr.

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PFC Edmund John Rowe Jr. 
Born: 1 November 1924 – Oak Park, Illinois 
Parents: Edmund J., Sr. & Anne Rowe 
Siblings: 1 sister, 1 brother 
Address: 
– 1625 South Seventeenth Avenue – Maywood, Illinois 
Education: 
– Proviso Township High School 
– Class of 1942 
Employment: Massachusetts Bonding and Insurance Company – Chicago, Illinois
Selective Service Registration: 26 December 1942
Contact Person: Anna Rowe – mother
Enlisted: Unknown 
Serial Number: 36657722 
Training: 
– Camp Forrest, Tennessee – 3 March 1943 
– Camp Laguna, Arizona – 19 July 1943 
– Camp Young, California – 17 August 1943 
– Camp Phillips, Kansas – 4 December 1943 
– Camp Miles Standish, Massachusetts – 31 March 1944 
Unit: 315th Infantry Regiment, 79th Infantry Division 
Stationed: 
– England – 16 April 1944 
Engagements: 
– landed in France – 14 June 1944 – Utah Beach 
– Battle of Cherbourg – 19 June 1944 
– Battle of La Haye-du-Puits – 8 July 1944 
– Capture Laval – 6 August 1944 
– Battle of Neufchateau – 13 September 1944 
– Battle of Luneville – 22 September 1944 
– Battle of Embermenil – 3 October 1944 – 24 October 1944 
– Captured Fremonville – 19 November 1944 
– Battle of Hagenau – 9 December 1944 – 11 December 1944 
Died: 
– 9 December 1944 – Battle of Hagenau, France 
Buried: 
– Lorraine American Cemetery – St. Avold (Moselle), France 
– Plot: D Row: 14 Grave: 15 
Medals: 
– Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster 
– Bronze Star 

 

 

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