James A. WHITLATCH

  • Private first Class

Registration number35290646

Grade

Private first Class

Unit325th Glider Infantry Regiment

Division

82nd Airborne Division

date of death17/06/1944

Original cemeteryBlosville / Carquebut

Current cemeteryNormandy American Cemetery St-Laurent/Mer Omaha Beach France

Medals

The Bronze Star Medal is awarded to any member of the armed forces who has distinguished himself or herself by courage in action or merit in an operation against the enemy outside the air.

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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