CROWTHER Edwin F

 

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NUMBER OF SERVICE35759448
AGE19 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1925 to  Moundsville WEST VIRGINIA
ETATMarshall County  WEST VIRGINIA
FAMILYParent: Herbert A & Mary K CROWTHER
Brother: Allan H CROWTHER
RANKPVT
FONCTION--
JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENT-WV
DATE of ENLISTEMENT7 august 1943 Clarksburg WEST VIRGINIA
BATTALION  737th Tank Battalion
DIVISION  35th Infantry Division
DATE OF DEATH1 august 1944crowther edwin tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHbetween St Hilaireand Mortain
CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY of Colleville

Map of Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
Wall of Missing
DECORATION

 Purple Heart

Photo FDLM

 

us army div 35 737tank bat
STORY

Battalion activated on January 1, 1943 at Fort Lewis WASHINGTON

He arrives in England on February 12, 1944

He landed on Omaha Beach on July 12, 1944

In the period from August 1 to 12, 1944

The 737th Tank Battalion is attached to the 35th Infantry Division

During this battle between Mortain and St Hilaire, the 737th Tank Battalion lost 6 tanks

Lost staff KIA MIA WIA
Officer     1
Soldat 5 10 8

SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOClive TIRLEMONT - Frédéric LAVERNHE
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud