Lewis, John A

Rank: Second Lieutenant

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

WWII PH Medal

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, American Campaign Medal, Europe / African / Middle East Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal

Enlisted: June 15, 1942 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Date of birth: 1921

Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Occupation prior to enlistment: Machine shop

Married: Single, without dependents.

Campaign: WWII

Died: 4 December 1944

Age at death: 23

Cause of death: Died of wounds received in action

Place of interment: Lorraine American Cemetery in St Avold, France

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