Capt Alexander McCarrell Patch, III

Capt Alexander McCarrell Patch, III

Birth
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Death 22 Oct 1944 (aged 24)
Luneville, Departement de Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Plot Plot A Row 9 Grave 63
Memorial ID 56374714 · View Source
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US ARMY WORLD WAR II
315th Infantry Regiment, 79th Infantry Division

United States Military Academy Class of 1942
Entered the Service from D.C Service# 0-24723

SYNOPSIS: Captain (Infantry) Alexander McCarrell Patch, III (ASN: 0-24723), United States Army, was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while Commanding an Infantry Company of the 315th Infantry Regiment, 79th Infantry Division, in action against enemy forces on 23 and 27 August 1944. Captain Patch's outstanding leadership, 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 79th Infantry Division, and the United States Army.General Orders: Headquarters, Sixth Army Group, General Orders No. 6 (1945)Action Date: August 23 & 27, 1944Service: ArmyRank: CaptainRegiment: 315th Infantry RegimentDivision: 79th Infantry Division .. Silver Star(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Captain (Infantry) Alexander McCarrell Patch, III (ASN: 0-24723), United States Army, was awarded the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving with the 315th Infantry Regiment, 79th Infantry Division, during World War II.General Orders: Headquarters, 79th Infantry Division, General Orders No. 55 (1944)Action Date: World War IIService: ArmyRank: CaptainRegiment: 315th Infantry RegimentDivision: 79th Infantry Division

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  • Maintained by: Susan
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56374714
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Alexander McCarrell Patch, III (11 Jul 1920–22 Oct 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56374714, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by Susan (contributor 46770931) .