Karl KORNBLUM

 

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NUMBER OF SERVICE35900263
AGE33 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1911
ETATMuncie INDIANA
FAMILY--
RANKPrivate
FONCTION--
JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENTPolicemanIN
DATE of ENLISTEMENT27 december 1943
REGIMENT  358th Infantry Regiment
DIVISION  90th Infantry Division
DATE OF DEATH18 august 1944kornblum karl tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHBourg Saint-Léonard, ORNE
CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY of St James

Map of St James American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
M54
DECORATION

Purple Heart

European African Middle Eastern Campaing Medal

American Campaign Medal

World War II Victory Medal

Combat Infantryman Badge

Photo FDLM

EAMECampaign

american campaign medal

victory medal

combat infantryman badge

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STORY

🇺🇸Officer Karl Kornblum was killed on August 18, 1944, while serving in the U.S. Army during World War II.

A recipient of the Purple Heart, he was a private in the 358th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division. His body is buried at Brittany American Cemetery in St. James, France.

A native of Muncie, Indiana, Officer Kornblum was born in the spring of 1911.

He was appointed to the Indianapolis Police Department on January 11, 1938, and was detailed from the department to the armed services on December 27, 1943.

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Officer Kornblum was survived by his wife, father, sister, and brother. He was a graduate of Arsenal Technical High School in Indianapolis

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Combat of the Chambois pocket


SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOAbmc.gov - Findagrave.com - Honorstates.org - 90thidpg.us - Pochefalaise.forumpro.fr - Indy.gov - Indystar.com - Jean-François Pellouais - Frédéric LAVERNHE- Valentin GASCHER
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