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PFC Elmer A Steinbach

PFC Elmer A Steinbach

Birth
Michigan, USA
Death 28 Sep 1944 (aged 24–25)
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Plot A Row 9 Grave 28
Memorial ID 56375725 · View Source
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Son of Mary Steinbach.

Elmer served as a Private First Class, 180th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Grand Traverse County, Michigan prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on February 10, 1942 at Fort Custer, Michigan. He was note, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Farm Hand and also as Single, without dependents.

Elmer was "Killed In Action" during the war and was awarded the Purple Heart with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters.

Service # 36171209

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His brother, Sgt Phillip O. Steinbach, was also "Killed In Action" during the war and is interred next to him (see photo to the right). They are one of fourteen pairs of brother's interred together in the Epinal American Cemetery, France.

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

Information on relationship as a brother at Epinal 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 56375725
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Elmer A Steinbach (1919–28 Sep 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56375725, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .