FULL NAME:

Daniel San Miguel Alaniz

ARMY SERIAL NUMBER (ASN):

18048732

  • DATE OF BIRTH: March 31, 1921
  • DATE OF DEATH: May 9, 2006
RESIDENCE (DURING WWII)

San Antonio, Texas

DATE / PLACE OF ENLISTMENT
  • DATE OF ENLISTMENT:
    Feb 2, 1941
  • PLACE OF ENLISTMENT:
    Fort Sam Houston, Texas
ORGANIZATION
  • MAIN UNIT:
    38th Infantry Regiment
  • SUBUNIT:
    Company I, 3rd Battalion
RANK / POSITION IN UNIT (LAST KNOWN)
  • RANK:
    Private First Class (Pfc.)
  • POSITION IN UNIT:
    Rifleman
BATTLES AND CAMPAIGNS

✭ Normandy Campaign (6 June – 24 July 1944)

DECORATIONS AND CITATIONS (AWARDS)

🎖Purple Heart, 🎖American Campaign Medal, 🎖European–African–Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, 🎖Combat Infantry Badge

STATUS
  • CATEGORY:
    Wounded In Action (WIA)
  • DATE:
    Jun 16, 1944
  • LOCATION:
    Near Cerisy-la-Forêt, Normandy, France
  • NOTES:
    Medical Diagnosis - First Location: Thoracic wall, generally; Second Diagnosis: Aneurysm of artery (except aorta) (non-syphilitic) (non-traumatic) or Aneurysm of artery (except aorta) (non-syphilitic); Third Diagnosis: Paralysis, nerve, other & unspecified. / Medical Treatment - Closure of wound, delayed (suture, secondary to wound) (delayed closure)
HONORED BY:

Joe and Daniel Alaniz, Grandsons

NARA - Display Full Records

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.

Source: aad.archives.gov/aad/
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Enlistment Date
Army Branch
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Birth Date
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Source Box Number
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