Piontek, Frank C.

Date of birth:
September 29th, 1918 (Green Bay/WI, United States)
Date of death:
December 2nd, 2008 (Green Bay/WI, United States)
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private 1st Class
Unit:
Company L, 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division "Old Reliables", U.S. Army
Awarded for:
Operation Husky
Action:
For meritorious achievement in ground operations against the enemy, Mediterranean Theater of Operations during the Sicily Campaign.
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private 1st Class
Unit:
Company L, 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division "Old Reliables", U.S. Army
Action:
For wounds received in action North Africa, November 10, 1942
Purple Heart
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private 1st Class
Unit:
Company L, 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division "Old Reliables", U.S. Army
Action:
For wounds received in action France, June 27, 1944
Details:
Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster
Purple Heart
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private 1st Class
Unit:
Company L, 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division "Old Reliables", U.S. Army
Action:
For wounds received in action Belgium, September 6, 1944
Details:
Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster
Purple Heart
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private 1st Class
Unit:
Company L, 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division "Old Reliables", U.S. Army
Action:
For wounds received in action Germany, October 17, 1944
Details:
Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster
Purple Heart
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sergeant
Awarded on:
1945
Honorable Service Lapel Button / Honorable Discharge Emblem

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