Sergeant Warren Harold “Skip” Muck

Sergeant Warren Harold “Skip” Muck

Birth
Tonawanda, Erie County, New York, USA
Death
10 Jan 1945 (aged 22)
Arlon, Arrondissement d'Arlon, Luxembourg, Belgium
Burial
Hamm, Canton de Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Plot
Plot E Row 9 Grave 45
Memorial ID
55829351 View Source

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.

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.


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/55829351/warren-harold-muck: accessed ), memorial page for Sergeant Warren Harold “Skip” Muck (31 Jan 1922–10 Jan 1945), Find a Grave Memorial ID 55829351, citing Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial, Hamm, Canton de Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Maintained by RPD2 (contributor 309).