DOTY, Claude E

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DOTY, Claude E

Servicenumber: 35901621  

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Age: 25
Born: 21 October 1919, Greenwood, Johnson County, Indiana
Hometown: Johnson County, Indiana
Family:

Grover Doty (father)
Ruth Doty (mother)
Sheldon Doty (brother)
Chileen Doty (brother)
Lowell A. Doty (brother)
Delmar D. Doty (brother)
Lawrence W. Doty (brother)
Harlan Doty (brother)
Elizabeth Doty (sister)
Marline Doty (sister)
Martha Doty (sister)
Mary L. (York) Doty (wife)
Donald E. Doty (son)

Rank: Private
Function: Antitank Gun Crewman
Regiment: 116th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: -
Division – Transport: 29th Infantry Division
Company – Squadron: Cannon Company
Unit – Group: -
Plane data: 
(Serialnumber, MACR, etc.)
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Date of death: 20 November 1944
Status: KIA
Place of death: In the vicinity of Ungershausen, Germany
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot C, Row 19, Grave 13
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Margraten
Biography: http://www.inproudremembrance.com/
Other information:

Pvt Claude E. Doty enlisted on 20 January 1944.

He passed his basic training in Camp Blanding and went overseas in August 1944. He served with the 29th Infantry Division in England, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany.
A graduate of Center Grove high schoo he married Miss Mary Louis York of Smith's Valley and had a son, Donald Eugene, who would be a year old December 27.


Source of information: Dennis de Munck, Astrid van Erp, www.americandday.org, www.marylandmilitaryhistory.org/29div/reports, www.newspapers.com - The Franklin Evening Star

Photo source: Dennis de Munck

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