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2Lt Richard H Degenhardt

2Lt Richard H Degenhardt

Birth
New Jersey, USA
Death 5 Jan 1945 (aged 30–31)
Burial Henri-Chapelle, Arrondissement de Verviers, Liège, Belgium
Plot Plot B Row 13 Grave 48
Memorial ID 56280583 · View Source
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Richard served as a Second Lieutenant in the 505th Parachute Infantry Regt, 82nd Airborne Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Onondaga County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on November 19, 1942 in Syracuse, New York. He was noted as being employed as an Apprentices to other trades and also as Single, with dependents.

He was "Killed In Action" in Belgium during the war and was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # O1322899

Gravesite Details Entered the service from New York.

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56280583
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2Lt Richard H Degenhardt (1914–5 Jan 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56280583, citing Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial, Henri-Chapelle, Arrondissement de Verviers, Liège, Belgium ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .