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Pvt Gerald R Buist
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Birth: Sep. 3, 1924
Kent County
Michigan, USA
Death: Oct. 2, 1944
Limburg, Netherlands


Private Buist (Serial #36457844) served in the:
United States Army
82nd Airborne Division
325th Glider Infantry Regiment
Company A

His Army enlistment date / place was:
March 23, 1943
Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan

His civilian occupation at enlistment was:
Sales clerk

He was Killed In Action in:
Holland during World War II

He was a resident of:
Kent County, Michigan

He was the son of:
Gerrit Eltjo Buist
(07/17/1900 - 11/28/1969)
Henrietta Alkema Buist
(1902 - 1979)

He was the brother of:
James G Buist
(05/05/1923 - 04/09/1990)

*** NOTE ***
His burial information was sent courtesy of
Janice Hollandsworth (#46917667)
on Monday, April 8, 2013 9:55 AM


***** NOTE *****

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Family links: 
  Gerrit E. Buist (1900 - 1969)
  Elizabeth Buist (1902 - 1979)
Greenwood Cemetery
Grand Rapids
Kent County
Michigan, USA
Plot: W-125-06
Created by: KATHY
Record added: Jun 18, 2011
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Pvt Gerald R Buist
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Pvt Gerald R Buist
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- Bob & Nancy Cannon
 Added: Apr. 6, 2014
Your sacrifice is immensely appreciated. Thank you for your service ... May you rest in peace, and may your family be eternally comforted.
- KathyCook
 Added: May. 26, 2013
Thank you for your service and sacrifice to our country, Private Buist! May you rest in eternal Heavenly peace! You have certainly earned it!
 Added: Jun. 18, 2011

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