Batcheller, Herbert F.

Date of birth:
July 22nd, 1909 (Hillyard/Washington, United States)
Date of death:
June 7th, 1944 (Normandy, France)
Buried on:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: G. Row: 28. Grave: 15.
Nationality:
American

Biography

Killed by a sniper in Normandy.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel
Unit:
1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
October 30th, 1945
Details:
With palm
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Posthumously awarded
Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel
Unit:
1st Battalion, 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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