FULL NAME:

Carus E. Olcott

ARMY SERIAL NUMBER (ASN):

42095176

  • DATE OF BIRTH: March 13, 1923
  • DATE OF DEATH: January 6, 2021
RESIDENCE (DURING WWII)

Otisco, New York

DATE / PLACE OF ENLISTMENT
  • DATE OF ENLISTMENT:
    July 12, 1944
  • PLACE OF ENLISTMENT:
    Syracuse, New York
ORGANIZATION
  • MAIN UNIT:
    23rd Infantry Regiment
  • SUBUNIT:
    Company K, 3rd Battalion
RANK / POSITION IN UNIT (LAST KNOWN)
  • RANK:
    Private First Class (Pfc.)
  • POSITION IN UNIT:
    1st Scout
BATTLES AND CAMPAIGNS

✭ Ardennes-Alsace Campaign (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945), ✭ Rhineland Campaign (15 September 1944 – 21 March 1945), ✭ Central Europe Campaign (22 March – 11 May 1945)

SUMMARY OF HIS SERVICE

Carus E. Olcott was born on March 13, 1923 in Otisco, state New York. As a farm boy he wanted to attend college and learn more about agriculture but he was drafted instead and entered the U.S. Army on July 12, 1944. After his basic training Carus was sent overseas and on January 23, 1945 he joined his Company K, 23rd Infantry Regiment.

STATUS
  • CATEGORY:
    Wounded In Action (WIA)
  • DATE:
    March 1945
  • NOTES:
    Diagnosis: Condition due to reduced temperature: Trench foot Causative Agent: Cold Injury, Ground Type
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File Unit: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938 - 1946 (Enlistment Records)
in the Series: World War II Army Enlistment Records, created 6/1/2002 - 9/30/2002, documenting the period ca. 1938 - 1946. - Record Group 64 (info)

Brief Scope: This series contains records of approximately nine million men and women who enlisted in the United States Army, including the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps.

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