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Sgt Will A Maples

Sgt Will A Maples

Birth
Eddy, McLennan County, Texas, USA
Death 11 Feb 1945 (aged 23)
Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Memorial ID 56373965 · View Source
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Thanks to Find-A-Grave member #48021049, Andy, the following information has been provided for Will Maples which is my husband's great great Uncle.

He earned the DSC and Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster Distinguished Service Cross (Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Sergeant Will A. Maples (ASN: 6275373), United States Army, was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving with Company C, 141st Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division, in action against enemy forces on 11 February 1945. Sergeant Maples' intrepid actions, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty at the cost of his life, 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. 171 (1945)Action Date: 11-Feb-45Service: ArmyRank: SergeantCompany: Company CRegiment: 141st Infantry RegimentDivision: 36th Infantry Division


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  • Maintained by: Talex
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56373965
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Will A Maples (15 Jan 1922–11 Feb 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56373965, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by Talex (contributor 46907219) .