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Sarny, Pvt. Joseph

Pvt. Joseph Sarny 
Born: 1922 – Chicago, Illinois 
Parents: Rocco Sarny & Amelia Granato-Sarny 
Siblings: 1 sister, 2 brothers 
Home: 
– 421 West Madison Street, Maywood, Illinois 
Education: 
– Emerson School 
– Proviso Township High School 
– Class of 1939 
– left after junior year 
– the family moved to Los Angeles, California 
– resided at: 430 East Avenue 28 – Los Angeles, California 
Occupation: Harry Seeley’s Auto Service – Los Angeles, California – auto mechanic 
Selective Service Registration: 16 October 1940
Contact Person: Amelia Sarny – mother
Enlisted: 
– 11 May 1944 – Fort McArthur, California 
– U.S. Army 
Serial Number: 39585613 
Training: 
– Unknown 
Unit: 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division 
Deployment:
– joined the unit in France as a replacement
Engagements: 
– Battle of Germany 
Killed in Action: 
– 3 December 1944 
– Hutenwald, Germany 
Officially listed as dead:
– 26 February 1945
Buried: 
– Henri-Chappelle American Cemetery -Henri-Chappelle, Belgium 
– Plot: G Row: 1 Grave: 60 
Medals: 
– Purple Heart 

 

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