Herman Rothenbach 1

Rothenbach, Herman Albert

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Unit: 42d Cavalry Recon 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: 9 June 1941 in Camp Lee, Virginia

Date of birth: 30 March 1916

Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Occupation prior to enlistment: Clerks, general office

High School: 4 years of high school

Married: Single, with dependents

Campaign: WWII

Died: 7 Aug 1944

Age at death: 28

Cause of death: Killed in action

Location of fatality: Lessay, France

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Place of interment: Ridgelawn Cemetery in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Herman Rothenbach 2