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1Lt John Badura

1Lt John Badura

New York, USA
Death 26 Jan 1945 (aged 25–26)
Burial Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
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Memorial ID 56296455 · View Source
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John served as a First Lieutenant in the 690th Field Artillery Battalion, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided at 145 Merrimac Street, Rochester, Monroe County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on July 28, 1941, prior to the war, in Buffalo, New York. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as an Actor and also as a Widower, without dependents

John was "Killed In Action" after his plane was hit by enemy machine gun fire on a patrol flight over the Ruhr River, Germany.

He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # O1177719

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett




  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56296455
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for 1Lt John Badura (1919–26 Jan 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56296455, citing Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .