Pvt. John Warren Cotterell


Born: 25 March 1920 - Illinois

Parents: John A. Cotterell &  Ophelia Paulson-Cotterell

Home:

    - 1443 South Fourteenth Avenue, Maywood, Illinois

Education:

    - Garfield School

    - Proviso Township High School

        - Class of 1938

Occupation: Bookkeeper - Harold M. Pittman Company

Inducted:

    - 14 August 1941 - Chicago, Illinois

        - U.S. Army 

Serial Number: 16034356

Training: 

    - Fort Custer, Michigan

    - Fort Jackson, South Carolina

    - Camp Forrest, Tennessee

Unit: 120th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division

Overseas: 

    - England - February to June 1944

    - Omaha Beach, France - 10th June 1944

Engagements:

    - Battle of St. Lo

Killed in Action:

    - 18 July 1944 - Battle of St. Lo, France

Buried: 

    - Normandy American Cemetery - Colleville-sur-Mer, France

        - Plot: G  Row:  13  Grave:  5

Medal: Purple Heart


 


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