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1Lt(Ch) Edwin Ulys Monroe

1Lt(Ch) Edwin Ulys Monroe

Birth
Missouri, USA
Death 20 Jan 1945 (aged 29)
Alsace, France
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Plot A Row 8 Grave 20
Memorial ID 56374342 · View Source
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Edwin served as a Chaplain & First Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, 254th Infantry Regiment, 63rd Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Missouri prior to the war.

He entered the service in May, 1944 and trained at the United States Army Chaplain School at Camp Van Dorn, Mississippi. He was transferred overseas on November 20, 1944.

Edwin was "Killed In Action" on the first day of the Battle of the Colmar Pocket in France during the war. He was awarded the "Bronze Star" and the Purple Heart.

His records show he was married with two children and of the North Baptist Denomination.

Service # O-532213


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56374342
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1Lt(Ch) Edwin Ulys Monroe (26 Feb 1915–20 Jan 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56374342, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .