Corp John Alexander Mlynarczyk, Jr

Corp John Alexander Mlynarczyk, Jr

Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 28 Oct 1944 (aged 25)
Leyte Province, Eastern Visayas, Philippines
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot Section B ~ Row 12 ~ Grave 116
Memorial ID 56776834 · View Source
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John, who resided in Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Corporal with a Anti-Tank Company, 382nd Regiment, 96th Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

As a boy he attended St. Hedwig's School in Wilmington, and Wilmington High School, where he was a forward on the school basketball team. He was employed as a shipfitter at the shipyards of the Pusey and Jones Corporation in Wilmington.

He enlisted in the Army on December 18, 1942 in Camden, New Jersey. After John entered the service his wife and son moved back to Camden, New Jersey with her family.

John was "Killed In Action" on Leyte in the Philippine Islands during the war.

He had served the Army for one year and ten months at the time of his death and was decorated with a "Bronze Star" and Purple Heart.

Service # 32484856

Husband of Jennie Mlynarczyk.

Father of John A. Mlynarczyk, III.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56776834
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Corp John Alexander Mlynarczyk, Jr (4 Jun 1919–28 Oct 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56776834, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .