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PFC Mike Kucer, Jr

PFC Mike Kucer, Jr

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 26 Nov 1944 (aged 19–20)
France
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Plot A Row 7 Grave 27
Memorial ID 56373606 · View Source
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Mike served as a Private First Class, 71st Infantry Regiment, 44th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Beaver County, Pennsylvania prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on February 23, 1943 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a cranemen, derrickmen, hoistmen, and/or shovelmen and also as Single, without dependents.

Mike was "Killed In Action" during the war and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 33438089

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His brother, PFC John Kucer, was also "Killed In Action" during the war and is interred next to him (see photo to the right). They are one of fourteen pairs of brother's interred together in the Epinal American Cemetery, France.

( Bio by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

Information on relationship as a brother at Epinal submitted by Dwight "Andy" Anderson.

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56373606
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Mike Kucer, Jr (1924–26 Nov 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56373606, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .