FULL NAME:

Edward Kuba

ARMY SERIAL NUMBER (ASN):

42001849

  • DATE OF BIRTH: March 9, 1925
  • DATE OF DEATH: April 14, 1945
RESIDENCE (DURING WWII)

Garfield, Bergen County, New Jersey

DATE / PLACE OF ENLISTMENT
  • DATE OF ENLISTMENT:
    July 3, 1943
  • PLACE OF ENLISTMENT:
    Newark, New Jersey
ORGANIZATION
  • MAIN UNIT:
    15th Field Artillery Battalion
  • SUBUNIT:
    Battery B
RANK / POSITION IN UNIT (LAST KNOWN)
  • RANK:
    Private First Class (Pfc.)
BATTLES AND CAMPAIGNS

✭ Normandy Campaign (6 June – 24 July 1944), ✭ 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)

DECORATIONS AND CITATIONS (AWARDS)

🎖Purple Heart, 🎖European–African–Middle Eastern Campaign Medal

STATUS
  • CATEGORY:
    Died of Wounds (DOW)
  • DATE:
    April 14, 1945
  • LOCATION:
    Near Leipzig, Germany
  • NOTES:
    Diagnosis: Wound(s), penetrating (point of entrance only: includes incised, puncture, or stab wound) with nerve involvement only; Location: Head, generally; Location: Kidney, generally, or Not Elsewhere Classified; Causative Agent: Artillery Shell, Fragment / Medical Treatment: Penicillin therapy (treatment with penicillin); Nephrectomy (excision of kidney) or Heminephrectomy (excision portion kidney)"
HONORED BY:

Men of the 2nd Infantry Division

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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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