Walter J OLENCKI

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER32773183
AGE-- ans
DATE OF BIRTH --
ETATComté de l'Essex NEW JERSEY
FAMILYFather: Felix OLENCKI (Originaire de Pologne)
RANKPrivate First Class
FONCTIONInfantry
JOB before ENLISTEMENT--NJ
DATE of ENLISTEMENT--
COMPANYCompany A
REGIMENT116th  Infantry Regiment
DIVISION29th Infantry Division
DATE OF DEATH3 September 1944olencki walter tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHBrest
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CEMETERY TEMPORARYCemetery Temporary from St James N°3578

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CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY de St James

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STORY

PFC Walter OLENCKI was part of the 116th Infantry Regiment of the 29th, they landed in the first wave 6 June 1944 on Omaha Beach with the 1st Infantry Division.

Walter division Isigny released June 9 and participated in the battle towards St Lo .

The 116th entered St Lo in July 1944 and in August 1944 Vire .

The division PFC OLENCKI then participated in the assault on Brest, which took place from 25 August until 18 September 1944.

Walter Olenski died during this battle.


 

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INFORMATION SOURCEWendy
PICTURE SOURCEWendy - Frédéric LAVERNHE
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud