Herbert F. LOKAN

  • Private first Class

Registration number12133159


Private first Class

UnitE Co / 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment


82nd Airborne Division

date of death13/06/1944

Original cemeteryBlosville / Carquebut

Current cemeteryBethel Memorial Park Pennsauken Camden County, New Jersey USA


On November 15, 1943, to enhance the image of the infantryman, the War Department created the Combat Infantryman Badge retroactive to December 7, 1941. The badge was accompanied by a monthly bonus of $10. The badge was awarded to officers and enlisted men whose conduct in combat was exemplary.

Campaign medal awarded for 30 consecutive days of service in Europe, Africa or the Middle East between December 7, 1941 and November 8, 1945.

The Purple Heart is awarded to any armed forces personnel injured or killed in action.

The decoration commemorates military service during World War II and is awarded to any member of the United States Army.

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