FULL NAME:

Earl Ingram

ARMY SERIAL NUMBER (ASN):

0-1315585

  • DATE OF BIRTH: September 2, 1922
  • DATE OF DEATH: Alive
RESIDENCE (DURING WWII)

Harnett County, North Carolina

DATE / PLACE OF ENLISTMENT
  • DATE OF ENLISTMENT:
    January 1940
  • PLACE OF ENLISTMENT:
    Unknown
ORGANIZATION
  • MAIN UNIT:
    38th Infantry Regiment
  • SUBUNIT:
    Company L, 3rd Battalion
RANK / POSITION IN UNIT (LAST KNOWN)
  • RANK:
    First Lieutenant (1st Lt.)
  • POSITION IN UNIT:
    Platoon Leader
BATTLES AND CAMPAIGNS

✭ Northern France Campaign (25 July – 14 September 1944), ✭ 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

On September 21, 1944 1st Lt. Earl Ingram joined Company L, 38th Infantry Regiment near Guipavas, France. As an exemplary officer he soon gained the respect of his men and lead them in tough fights like the battle for the Twin Villages (Krinkelt-Rocherath) in December 1944. Then they advanced across Germany and finally ended their route in Pilsen, Czechoslovakia. Later in May and June 1945 his platoon secured the demarcation line in Czechoslovakia. 1st Lt. Earl Ingram had several confrontations with Soviet officers who tried to push the boundaries of the demarcation line and gain more territory.

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