Botzis, Archie P.

Date of birth:
February 24th, 1918 (Savannah/Georgia, United States)
Date of death:
June 12th, 1944 (Cherbourg/Normandy, France)
Buried on:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: C. Row: 1. Grave: 25.
Nationality:
American

Biography

Archie Botzis enlisted on 23rd May 1942.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private
Unit:
Company B, 1st Battalion, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division "Screaming Eagles", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
June 12th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for action during the Battle for Carentan, France.
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private
Unit:
Company B, 1st Battalion, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division "Screaming Eagles", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
June 12th, 1944
Action:
Awarded for military merit and for wounds received which resulted in his death when he was killed while his Battalion was advancing on Carentan, France.
Details:
Awarded posthumously.
Purple Heart

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