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1Lt Walter Larsen

1Lt Walter Larsen

Birth
Death 10 Sep 1944
Maisey-le-Duc, Departement de la Côte-d'Or, Bourgogne, France
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Plot A Row 28 Grave 58
Memorial ID 56373697 · View Source
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Walter served as a First Lieutenant, Office of Strategic Services, European Theater, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Hudson County, New Jersey prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on June 20, 1941, prior to the war, in Trenton, New Jersey. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Carpenter and also as Single, without dependents.

Walter was "Killed In Action" when he was shot by the German's during Operation Christopher in France during the war. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Operation Christoper's mission was to harass or destroy remnants of enemy escaping from Southwest France north and east to the Belfort Gap into Germany.

Service # O1115671


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56373697
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1Lt Walter Larsen (unknown–10 Sep 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56373697, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .