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Cpl Herbert A Loree

Cpl Herbert A Loree

Birth
Canada
Death 31 Jan 1945 (aged 30–31)
France
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
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Memorial ID 56373846 · View Source
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Herbert served as a Corporal, Company C, 111th Engineer Combat Battalion, 36th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Genesee County, Michigan prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on February 26, 1942 at Fort Custer, Michigan. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Driver and also as Divorced, without dependents.

Herbert was declared "Missing In Action" in France during the war and was awarded the "Distinguished Service Cross", Silver Star with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Purple Heart.

Service # 36173672

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

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Distinguished Service Cross

Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Private First Class Herbert A. Loree, United States Army, was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving with Company C, 111th Engineer Combat Battalion, 36th Infantry Division, in action against enemy forces on 17 October 1944. Private First Class Loree's intrepid actions, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, the 36th Infantry Division, and the United States Army.

General Orders: Headquarters, Seventh U.S. Army, General Orders No. 16 (1945)

Action Date: 17-Oct-44

Service: Army

Rank: Private First Class

Company: Company C

Battalion: 111th Engineer Combat Battalion

Division: 36th Infantry Division

Citation Synopsis 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 56373846
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cpl Herbert A Loree (1914–31 Jan 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56373846, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .