PFC Raymond Louis Taft

Richmond, Chittenden County, Vermont, USA
Death 5 Apr 1945 (aged 26)
Burial Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France
Plot D Row 29 Grave 34
Memorial ID 56661437 · View Source
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Raymond served as a Private First Class, 397th Infantry Regiment, 100th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Chittenden County, Vermont prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on June 7, 1944 at Fort Devens, Massachusetts. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in the manufacture of miscellaneous products and also as Married.

Raymond was "Killed In Action" near Heilbronn, Germany during the war.

He was awarded the "Silver Star" and Purple Heart.

Service # 31469400

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett


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