Vollmer, 2nd Lt. Charles A.

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2nd Lt. Charles August Vollmer 
Born: 13 October 1919 – Chicago, Illinois 
Parents: Charles J. Vollmer & Clara Sandkohl-Vollmer 
Siblings: 2 sisters, 2 brothers 
Home: 
– 1211 South Fourth Avenue – Maywood, Illinois 
Education: 
– Emerson School 
– Proviso Township High School 
– Class of 1937 
– The University of Illinois 
– Bachelor of Science – Commerce/Business 
– Class of 1943 
Selective Service Registration: 16 October 1940
Contact Person: Charles Joseph Vollmer – father
– registered while a student at the University of Illinois
Enlisted: 
– 10 February 1943 
Serial Number: O&515945 
Training: 
– Fort Sill – Lawton, Oklahoma 
– Fort Meade, Florida 
– Camp McCain, Grenada, Mississippi (WWII slides of camp) 
Unit: B Company, 336th Field Artillery Battalion, 4th Infantry Division 
Engagements: 
– Battle of France 
Died: 
– wounded – 24 June 1944 
– died of wounds – 25 June 1944 
Buried: 
– 24 June 1949 – Rock Island National Cemetery – Rock Island, Illinois 
– Section: E Site: 359 
Medals: 
– Purple Heart 

 

 

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