Bracken, Elmer H.

Date of death:
August 29th, 1944
Buried on:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: A. Row: 8. Grave: 30.
Nationality:
American

Biography

Elmer H. Bracken was killed in action when crossing the Seine river near Paris on August 29th, 1944.

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Sergeant
Unit:
Company F, 2nd Battalion, 117th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division "Old Hickory", U.S. Army
Details:
Second Purple Heart awarded in the form of a bronze oak leaf cluster to be worn on the ribbon of the first Purple Heart.
Purple Heart

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