Arrowood, Elmore R

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: 2d Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, 2d Cavalry Group (Mecz)

Awards: Purple Heart Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Europe / African / Middle East Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Belgian Croix de guerre Medal

Enlisted: 19 January 1943 in Camp Croft, South Carolina

Date of birth: 7 June 1923

Hometown: North Carolina

Occupation prior to enlistment: Unskilled occupations in manufacture of furniture, n.e.c.

High School: Grammar school

Married: Single, without dependents

Campaign: WWII

Died: 20 February 1945

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Flaxweiler, Luxembourg

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Place of interment: Glenwood Cemetery, Marion in North Carolina

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