|Birth: ||Jan. 31, 1922|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 10, 1945|
He served in the United States Army during World War II as a Sergeant, in Company E ("Easy Company"), 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division.
He and his comrade Alex Penkala 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 Richard Speight, Jr.
Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: Plot E Row 9 Grave 45
Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Aug 03, 2010
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