Michael R. KOCHES
UnitHQ 3 / 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment
101st Airborne Division
date of death06/06/1944
Original cemeterySainte Mère Eglise n°1
Current cemeteryRidgelawn Cemetery Gary Lake County, Indiana USA
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
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.
WWII Victory Medal
The decoration commemorates military service during World War II and is awarded to any member of the United States Army.