Schwan, Milton J

Rank: Private First Class

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


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

Enlisted: 24 November 1944 in Buffalo, New York

Date of birth: 9 August 1926

Hometown: Erie, New York

Occupation prior to enlistment: Semiskilled occupations in production of glass and glass products

High School: Grammar school

Married: Single, with dependents

Campaign: WWII

Died: 21 February 1945

Age at death: 19

Cause of death: Killed in action

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

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