Sgt Paul Avery Sturgis

Sgt Paul Avery Sturgis

Birth
Maryland, USA
Death 26 Dec 1944 (aged 33–34)
Luxembourg
Burial Hamm, Canton de Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Plot Plot B Row 8 Grave 26
Memorial ID 55957913 · View Source
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His name on his tombstone shows "Paul A. Sturgis", however Delaware State Archives has him listed as "Avery Paul Sturgis" and that info was from his parents in 1946.

Son of Edgar T. Sturgis and Anna Cluff Sturgis.

Husband of Ruth M. Wickers Sturgis.

Avery, who resided at 600 Lincoln Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Staff Sergeant with Company E, 328th Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on January 17, 1944 in Camden, New Jersey. He was noted as being employed as a Driver and also as being Married.

He was "Killed In Action" in Luxembourg during the war.

He had served in the Army for ten months at the time of his death. He was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 42082763


Family Members

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Delaware.

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 5 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 55957913
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Paul Avery Sturgis (1910–26 Dec 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 55957913, citing Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial, Hamm, Canton de Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .