Melvin M. SPRUIELL

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBERO-338619
AGE29 yo
DATE OF BIRTH14 november 1914 to Leeds , Jefferson County , ALABAMA
STATEALABAMA
FAMILYParents: John Melvin & Bessie May MORTON SPRUIELL
RANK1st Lieutenant
FONCTIONInfantry
JOB before ENLISTEMENT-ALABAMA
DATE of ENLISTEMENT-
REGIMENT

377th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion

president unit citation

DIVISION101st Airborne Division
DATE OF DEATH11 June 1944spruiell melvin m tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHCarentan
CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY from Colleville

Map Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
E2238
DECORATION
Purple HeartPhoto FDLM
Distinguished Service Crossdsc
ww2 Victory Medalvictory medal
European-African-Eastern Campaign MedalEAMECampaign
American Campaign Medalamerican campaign medal
us armydiv 101377GliFieldArtBat377FARegtCOA
 
SPRUIELL will plunge into furious assaults against German machine gun nests that protect Carentan.
It is during one of these assaults that he is mortally touched.
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INFORMATION SOURCESYannick LONGY
PICTURE SOURCEYannick LONGY
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud