Pvt Joseph C Christmas

Vermont, USA
Death 23 Apr 1944 (aged 21–22)
Papua New Guinea
Burial Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot A Row 7 Grave 201
Memorial ID 56781673 · View Source
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Son of Ruby Bashaw who resided in Richmond, Vermont.

Joseph served as a Private, 24th Medical Battalion, 24th 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 December 8, 1942 in Rutland, Vermont. He was noted as being employed in manufacturing and also as Single, without dependents.

Joseph was "Killed In Action" in New Guinea during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 31200657

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

By chance .... updated bio on December 25, 2013.




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  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
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