FULL NAME:

Lester P. McCabe

ARMY SERIAL NUMBER (ASN):

37733331

  • DATE OF BIRTH: Jan 31, 1921
  • DATE OF DEATH: Nov 20, 1991
RESIDENCE (DURING WWII)

Bunker Hill, Russell County, Kansas

DATE / PLACE OF ENLISTMENT
  • DATE OF ENLISTMENT:
    Jul 3, 1944
  • PLACE OF ENLISTMENT:
    Fort Leavenworth, Kansas
ORGANIZATION
  • MAIN UNIT:
    9th Infantry Regiment
  • SUBUNIT:
    Unknown
RANK / POSITION IN UNIT (LAST KNOWN)
  • RANK:
    Private First Class (Pfc.)
  • POSITION IN UNIT:
    Light Machine Gunner
BATTLES AND CAMPAIGNS

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

DECORATIONS AND CITATIONS (AWARDS)

🎖Purple Heart, 🎖European–African–Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, 🎖WWII Victory Medal, 🎖Honorable Service Lapel Button, 🎖Combat Infantry Badge

STATUS
  • CATEGORY:
    Wounded In Action (WIA)
  • DATE:
    March 10, 1945
  • LOCATION:
    Near Bad Breisig, Germany
  • NOTES:
    Diagnosis: Fracture, compound, comminuted with nerve involvement only; Location: Humerus, Shaft; Location: Muscles and Fasciae of the arm, other; CausativeAgent: Bullet, Rifle; Diagnosis: Atrophy or paralysis of muscle.
HONORED BY:

Clinton McCabe, Grandson

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)

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