MALCOMSON, William H Jr

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MALCOMSON, William Henry Jr

Servicenumber: O-1168797

 

MALCOMSON_William_H_Jr

 

MALCOMSON_William_Henry_Jr2

Age: 26
Born: 19 February 1918, Pennsylvania
Hometown: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Family: William H. Malcomson Sr. (father)
Mary Malcomson (mother)
Magaret Malcomson (Aunt)
Mayne Malcomson (Aunt)
Rank: First Lieutenant
Function: Platoon Leader
Regiment: -
Battalion: 823rd Tank Destroyer Battalion
Division – Transport: -
Company – Squadron: B Company
Unit – Group: 2nd Platoon
Plane data:
(Serialnumber, MACR, etc.)
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Date of death: 15 January 1945
Status: KIA
Place of death: Thirimont, Belgium
Spot: Not available
Awards: Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot A, Row 14, Grave 23
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Henri-Chapelle
Biography: -
Other information: Near Thirimont, along with a few other soldiers, Prisoners of war kept under supervision when he was shot by a German sniper.

Source of information: Peter Schouteten, Frank Gubbels, www.wwiimemorial.com, www.tankdestroyer.net,
Ancestry.com

Photo source: Frank Gubbels, www.tankdestroyer.net

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