Ottoman, Louis Jerome

Rank: Major

Unit: 776th Amphibious Tank Battalion

WWII Standard Medals

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

Date of birth: 13 April 1913

Hometown: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

College: Northwestern Military and Naval Academy at Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Married: Yes

Children: One son and one daughter

Campaign: WWII

Died: 21 January 1945

Age at death: 31

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Poro Island, Philippines

Place of interment: Acacia Park Cemetery and Mausoleum in Norwood Park Township, Illinois

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Note: Battalion commander of the 776th Amphibious Tank Battalion.