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Lane, John E.

Date of death:
June 7th, 1944 (Normandy, France)
Buried on:
Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: D. Row: 6. Grave: 6.
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Private Lane was taken prisoner on 6 June 1944 and placed in a truck convey carrying many U.S. POW's. Private Lane was killed when Allied fighters strafed the convoy. was taken prisoner on 6 June 1944 and placed in a truck convey carrying many U.S. POW's.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private
Unit:
Company C, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All American", U.S. Army
Awarded for:
Operation Overlord
Action:
Killed In Action.
Details:
Posthumously awarded.
Purple Heart

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