|Death: ||Jan. 10, 1945|
He served in the United States Army during World War II as a Private First Class in Company E ("Easy Company"), 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division.
He and his comrade Warren H. "Skip" Muck were killed by German artillery fire on the outskirts of the Belgian Luxembourg town of Foy. They were taking cover in a foxhole from the artillery when a direct hit landed on them. He was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart.
He and his comrades had their story told by historian Stephen Ambrose in his 1992 work "Band of Brothers". In the subsequent acclaimed 2001 HBO miniseries of the same name, he was portrayed by actor Tim Matthews.
Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: Plot I, Row 9, Grave 5.
Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Aug 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55829656
Added: May. 4, 2013
A Marine's Daughter
Added: Jan. 5, 2013
Rest easy, sleep well, my brother. Know the line has held, your job is done. Rest easy, sleep well. Others have taken up where you fell, the line has held. Peace, peace, and farewell....|
Added: Dec. 30, 2012
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