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Pvt William John Camp

Pvt William John Camp

Birth
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Death 26 Dec 1944 (aged 34)
Germany
Burial Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot Plot F Row 10 Grave 25
Memorial ID 56297360 · View Source
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His birth name was:
"William John Czarnowsky".

He changed the spelling of his last name after being married.

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Son of Richard C. Czarnowsky and Wilhelmina Scherf Czarnowsky.

Husband of Marian Magdaline Kuchman Camp.

Father of Richard W. Camp, James L. Camp, and Roger W. Camp.

He resided at 215 Norton Street, Rochester, Monroe County, New York.

William married Marian on October 30, 1934 in Rochester, New York in the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church. They had three sons together.

William was employed as a Driver for the Eastman Kodak Company of Rochester, New York.

He enlisted in the Army on May 22, 1944 at Fort Dix, New Jersey.

After basic training William served as a Private in the 121st Infantry Regiment, 8th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II in Europe.

William was "Killed In Action" during the war in Germany when a German shell hit near the fox hole he was in causing both of his legs to be blown off during the Battle of the Bulge.

He was awarded a Purple Heart, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, and a Service Lapel Button.

Service # 42142009

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56297360
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt William John Camp (25 Sep 1910–26 Dec 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56297360, citing Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .