Joseph E. LANE

 

lane joseph e
ARMY SERIAL NUMBER12151114
AGE22 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1922 Kings County ( Brooklyn ) NEW-YORK
STATENEW-YORK
FAMILYSingle
RANKPrivate
FONCTIONInfantry
JOB before ENLISTEMENTSemiskilled welders and flame cuttersNY
DATE of ENLISTEMENT7 octobre 1942 New York City NEW YORK
COMPAGNIECompany C
REGIMENT508th Parachute Infantry Regiment
DIVISION82nd Airborne Division
DATE OF DEATHJune 7, 1944lane joseph e
STATUSKIA
CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY from St James

Map Brittany American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
D66
DECORATION
Purple HeartPhoto
American Campaign Medalamerican campaign medal
World War II Victory Medalvictory medal
Combat Infantry Badgecombat infantryman badge
 us army div 82 508pir 508pir
 
Pvt Lane was taken prisoner on 6 June 1944 and placed in a truck convey carrying many U.S. POW's.
Private Lane was killed when allied Fighters strafed the convoy.

 

lane joseph e


INFORMATION SOURCES &  PICTURE SOURCEWorld War 2-Awards.com - American Battle monuments Commission - Find a Grave - HonorStates.org - 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment - Aad.archives.gov
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud