Dohs, Francis H.

Date of death:
February 23rd, 1945 (near Hamm/Rhine Province, Germany)
Buried on:
Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Lieutenant Colonel Francis H. Dohs is buried at Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial, Hamm, Luxembourg. Plot: I, Row: 9, Grave: 29.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion, 301st Infantry Regiment, 94th Infantry Division “Neuf-Cats”, U.S. Army
Action:
For action performed in the period of 19-23 February 1945 during the bridgehead to the river the Saar in the vicinity of Hamm/Rhine Province, Germany.
Details:
Posthumously awarded. Citation unavailable.
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Commanding Officer 2nd Battalion, 301st Infantry Regiment, 94th Infantry Division “Neuf-Cats”, U.S. Army
Details:
Citation unavailable.
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)

Sources

  • - Byrnes, L.G., History of the 94th Infantry Division in World War II, The Battery Press, Nashville, USA, 1982
    - Le Tissier, T., Patton’s Pawns – The 94th US Infantry Division at the Siegfried Line, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma, USA, 2007
    - Home of Heroes.com
    - American Battle Monuments Commission