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Svendsen, Theodore Q.

Date of death:
July 4th, 1944 (near La Haye-du-Puits/Manche département, Basse-Normandy, France)
Buried on:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: G. Row: 12. Grave: 36.
Nationality:
American

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private 1st Class
Unit:
Company H, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
Awarded for:
Operation Overlord
Action:
For action performed on 6 June 1944, near Chef-du-Pont/Manche department, Basse-Normandy, France.
Citation unavailable.
Details:
Posthumously awarded.
Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, General Orders No. 66 (1944).
Silver Star Medal (SSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private 1st Class
Unit:
Company H, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
Action:
Killed In Action.
Details:
Posthumously awarded.
Purple Heart

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