Alfred Selmer  ANDERSON

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER37125819
AGE33 yo
DATE OF BIRTH6 august 1911 Yellow Medicine County MINNESOTA
STATEMINNESOTA
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RANKPVT
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BATTALION

634th Tank Destroyer  Battalion

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44th Field Artillery Battalion                      (the 11 july 1944)
DIVISION4th Infantry Division                   (the 11 july 1944)
DATE OF DEATH11 july 1944anderson alfred selmer
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHSector Carentan
CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY from Colleville

Map Normandy American Cemetery

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11 July 1944

Company A marched from bivouac area "1" at 0600B to assembly area at "2" .

1st section of 2nd Platoon moved to "3" and was taken under fire by a Mk IV tank.

Two M-10's were destroyed.

The MK IV was later destroyed by combined efforts of tank and Tank Destroyer weapons.

2nd Section 2nd Platoon, moved south east with mission to destroy tanks along route.

3rd Platoon moved to "4" and remained in reserve; was subjected to enemy mortar fire.

All Platoons returned to bivouac area "1" at 2000 B.

27 rds of APC, 10 HE Expended. Four EM killed and one officer and 1 EM wounded.

Company C alerted at 2010B. Attached to 44th Field Artillery Battalion, 4th Inf. Div, effective at 2100B.

 

anderson alfred selmer carte 11 july 

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