Date of Incident10/18/1944
ConflictWorld War II 1941-1945
RankPrivate First Class
UnitD Company, 300th Infantry Regiment
StatusWounded in Action
He was shot in the back trying to escape from the prison camp Staglag 6G, Bonn Rheinland, Prussia, 50-07. He was operated on by either a French or German doctor in the camp. Years later, when he had some surgery, they said he still had shrapnel in his body.
-Narrative was submitted with enrollment.