McHugh, Joseph Wilford

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

Band

75th Counterintelligence Corps Detachment

 

 

Thanks to, https://www.med-dept.com/articles/the-ww2-medical-battalion-infantry-division/

https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/L85Q-BMR

http://75thdivisiondad.com/

http://www.stalag-via.de/stalageng.htm

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and ww2-europe.com.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

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.

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

Davis, Arthur Edward

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Arthur Edward Davis.

Unit/Placed in, USS Buck (DD-420) Destroyer, United States Navy.

 

Arthur is born approx. on 31 Dec. 1923 in Ohio.

Father, Ora S. Davis.

 

Arthurenlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 2836491.

 

Arthur was KIA when the USS Buck on patrol duties was hit by 1 or 2 Torpedo’s from the German U-616 and sunk on 22 Aug. 1942, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Arthur is buried/mentioned at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA.

Tablets of the missing .

 

 

Thanks to, http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/420.htm

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

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.

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

Jones, Bennie Franklyn

Rank and Name, Aviation Chief Radioman Bennie Franklyn Jones.

Unit/Placed in, Patrol Squadron 128 (VP-128), United States Navy.

 

Bennie is born approx. on unknown.

Spouse, Pauline Elizabeth Jones.

 

Bennie enlisted the service in Washington with service number # 3560113.

 

Bennie‘s Crew-members on-board the plane a PV-1  were,

Lt.               Alvin W. Semrau      Pilot

Ens.             James C. Digh         Co Pilot

Ens.             John C. Price

Arm2.          Bernard C. Parnell

Acrm.           Bennie F. Jones

Aom3.          Arthur P. Bodge

Amm1.         Midas V. Levins

Bennie died when on a flight (duty) to New York, on Take-off came in a spin, the plane crashed in sea and sank on 17 May 1943, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Combat Action Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Bennie is buried/mentioned at East Coast Memorial, Tablets of the Missing.

 

Thanks to, http://www.vpnavy.com/

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com ww2-europe.com

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

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.

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website,

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

Smith, Earl James

Rank and Name, Private First Class Earl James Smith.

Unit/Placed in, 22nd Infantry Regiment (3rd Battalion L-Comp), 4th Infantry Division “Ivy”.

 

Earl is born approx. on 9 June, 1922 in Lockport, New York.

Father, Ralph B. Smith.

Mother, Cara E. Smith.

Brother(s), Ralph B. Smith.

 

Earl enlisted the service in New York with service number # 32842597.

 

Earl was KIA in the Battle for the Schnee-Eifel(very Big/Wide) battle-part on 24 Sep. 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat infantry Badge, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.

 

Earl is buried/mentioned at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial, Henri-Chapelle, Arrondissement de Verviers, Liège, Belgium

 

Thanks to,

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and ww2-europe.com.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

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.

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Website,

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

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