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Name  Zilko S Edward
Rank  Private 1st Class
Serial #  35056781
Company  C
Unit  36AIR
Servicebranch  Infantry
State, City  Ohio, Cleveland
Date of birth  1922-09-29
Date of death  1945-03-25
Place of death  Schoneberg area, Germany
Cause of death  Died of Wounds
Plot,Row,Grave  , 60,
Cemetery   Calvary Cemetery USA
Awards  Purple Heart
Remarks  1st Rifle Squad, 1st Platoon, C Company 22 Year old Eddie Zilko stepped on a mine and was mortally wounded. Eddie didnít want S.Sgt Roland Harris to leave him but the S. Sgt said he had to go get help. Roland made it to back to the rear and found a doctor (a captain) and a Medic. Roland tried to get them to go back with him to help Eddie but neither one would go because of the minefield. Roland said he cussed them both until a fly wouldn't land on them. He went back through the minefield by himself only to find that Eddie had died. In Rolands words "he was already gray".
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