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PVT Walter J Petrowski

Birth
Massachusetts, USA
Death 24 Oct 1944 (aged 29–30)
Philippines
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot A Row 10 Grave 81
Memorial ID 170653035 · View Source
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Walter served as a Private, 13th Field Artillery Battalion, 24th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Hartford County, Connecticut prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on March 2, 1942 at Fort Devens, Massachusetts. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in a machine shop and also as Single, without dependents.

Walter was "Killed In Action" during the invasion of Leyte, Philippines during the war.

He was awarded the "Silver Star" and the Purple Heart.

Service # 31069949

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
Janice Hollandsworth for finding that this record was not recorded at Manila!

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PVT, US ARMY WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 28 Sep 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 170653035
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Walter J Petrowski (1914–24 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 170653035, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .