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Name  Wissing L Jr John
Rank  1st Lieutenant
Serial #  O-1283180
Company  A
Unit  703rd TD BN
Servicebranch  Armor
State, City  New Jersey,
Date of birth  1917-00-00
Date of death  1944-08-15
Place of death  Ranes area, France
Cause of death  Killed in Action
Plot,Row,Grave  E, 8, 2
Cemetery   Brittany American Cemetery, St. James, France,Google Maps
Temporary Cemetery  Gorron France A-10-199 buried 1944-08-18
Awards  Purple HeartBronze Star
Remarks  Commander TD platoon. Captured in his security outpost near Ranes. Then while he and some others tried to escape, they where gunned down by an SS unit. He is found Death in Ranes after the battle. Awarded posthumously the Bronze Star for heroic archievement in action against the enemy in France on August 14th 1944
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 (O-1283180), photograph by: Joy Riggers  (O-1283180)
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