LEPINE, Fernand J

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LEPINE, Fernand Joseph

Servicenumber: 42091585

 

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Age: 19
Born: 2 October 1925, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Hometown: Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York
Family: Cyrill Lepine (father)
Marie (Goupil) Lepine (mother)
Armido Lepine (brother)
Oral Lepine (brother)
Armin Lepine (brother)
Philip Lepine (brother)
Leopold Lepine (brother)
Emilio J. Lepine (brother)
Germaine Lepine (sister)
Henry Lepine (brother)
Rank: Private First Class
Function: Not available
Regiment: 180th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: Not available
Division - Transport: 45th Infantry Division
Company Squadron: Not available
Unit - Group: -
Plane data: (Serialnumber, MACR, etc.) -
Date of death: 26 March 1945
Status: KIA
Place of death: The Rhine between Worms and Hamm, Germany
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot A, Row 20, Grave 16
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Lorraine
Biography: -
Other information: Pfc Fernand J. Lepine attended high school for 2 years and was a carpenter before he enlisted in Buffalo, New York on 28 December 1943. He trained with Company D, 219th Infantry at Camp Blanding in Florida.
Pfc Lepine emigrated to the United States on 21 September 1926, arriving with the Niagara Railway in New York.

Source of information: Peter Schouteten, Astrid van Erp, www.abmc.gov, www.wwiimemorial.com, www.archives.gov – WWII Enlistment Record, www.ancestry.com - Naturalization Record / 1930 Census, http://www.45thdivision.org
Photo source: -

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