Vanmeter, Walter E.

Date of death:
July 5th, 1944 (Normandy, France)
Buried on:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Nationality:
American

Biography

His name is engraved on the 'Wall of the Missing' at the American Cemetery and Memorial Normandy, Colleville-sur-Mer, Basse-Normandie, France.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Corporal
Unit:
Company G, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
November 16th, 1943
Details:
Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, General Orders No. 58 (1943).
Good Conduct Medal - Army
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Corporal
Unit:
Company G, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
Action:
Missing In Action, on 5 July 1944 in France.
Details:
Posthumously awarded.
Purple Heart

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