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SSgt Oakley H Crane

SSgt Oakley H Crane

Birth
New York, USA
Death 17 Sep 1944 (aged 21–22)
Burial Draguignan, Departement du Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Plot Plot D Row 4 Grave 18
Memorial ID 56510584 · View Source
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Oakley served as a Staff Sergeant in the 1st Regiment, 1st Special Service Force, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Wayne County, New York prior to the war. He enlisted in the Army on August 26, 1942 in Rochester, New York. He was noted as being employed as a typesetter and also as Single, without dependents.

He had family who resided on East Whitney Road, Fairport, Monroe County, New York during the war.

He was first wounded at the Anzio Beachhead on May 25, 1944 and later returned to his unit.

He was "Killed In Action" in France during the war. He was awarded a Purple Heart with two Oak Leaf Clusters.

Service # 12138417

Gravesite Details Entered the service from New York.

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56510584
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Oakley H Crane (1922–17 Sep 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56510584, citing Rhone American Cemetery and Memorial, Draguignan, Departement du Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .