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PFC Charles E Preston, Jr

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 19 Mar 1945 (aged 21–22)
France
Burial Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France
Plot C Row 30 Grave 62
Memorial ID 56659691 · View Source
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Son of Mrs. Caroline Mary Preston who resided in Derry, New Hampshire.

Charles served as a Private First Class, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Rockingham County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on August 4, 1942 in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Sales Clerk and also as Single, without dependents.

Charles was "Killed In Action" in France near Zweibrücken, Germany during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster.

Service # 11040377

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56659691
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Charles E Preston, Jr (1923–19 Mar 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56659691, citing Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial, Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .