Rank and Name, Medical Support Joseph Wilford McHugh.
Unit/Placed in, 375th Medical Battalion assigned to the 75th Infantry Division.
Having various training for becoming a Medic in the 375th Medical Battalion.
He arrived in France on 13 December 1944.
Went towards Holland were he arrived at 18 December 1944.
Further assigned to various Army Corpses in entering Germany,
they liberated and supported the POW from the POW Camp Stalag VI-A.
Returning back to the U.S. on 14 November 1945.
Joseph is born approx. on 14 March 1908 in Wilmington, Delaware.
Father, Thomas Francis McHugh Sr.
Mother, Anna Elizabeth (Kilroy) McHugh.
Sister(s), Nellie Gildarda McHugh.
Brother(s), Thomas Francis Jr. James Aloysius, Francis Xavier, Paul Thomas and Edward McHugh.
Spouse, Gertrude Catherine (Brady) McHugh.
Joseph enlisted the service in Delaware with service number # 32453239.
Troops of the division liberated Stalag VI-A, a POW camp where thousands of Soviet and Polish prisoners of war had died of malnutrition and disease.
Joseph survived the WWII, he died on 15 July 1962, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Joseph is buried/mentioned at Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, VS.
Units 75th Infantry Division.
Headquarters, 75th Infantry Division
289th Infantry Regiment
290th Infantry Regiment
291st Infantry Regiment
Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 75th Infantry Division Artillery
730th Field Artillery Battalion (155 mm)
897th Field Artillery Battalion (105 mm)
898th Field Artillery Battalion (105 mm)
899th Field Artillery Battalion (105 mm)
275th Engineer Combat Battalion
375th Medical Battalion
75th Cavalry Reconnaissance Troop (Mechanized)
Headquarters, Special Troops, 75th Infantry Division
Headquarters Company, 75th Infantry Division
775th Ordnance Light Maintenance Company
75th Quartermaster Company
575th Signal Company
Military Police Platoon
75th Counterintelligence Corps Detachment
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
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Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
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