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    Cobb, Albert L., Jr., Pvt


    World War II · US Army

    United States of America
    Birth - 21 Apr 1922
    Savannah, GA
    Birth - 1922
    Georgia

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    Military Service
    Served For
    United States of America
    Service Number
    20407543
    Company
    Headquarters, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division
    Battle - 6 Jun 1944
    Normandy, France
    Award - 1944
    Purple Heart
    Normandy, France
    Enlistment - 16 Sep 1940
    Savannah, GA
    Private
    1939 - 1945 World War II
    Conflict Period
    World War II
    Branch
    Army
    Rank
    Private
    Service Dates
    1940 - 1944
    Wall Coordinates
    lot E Row 5 Grave 8
    Status
    USA Active
    MOS
    745-Rifleman
    MOS Group
    IN-Infantry (Enlisted)
    served-for
    United States of America

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    Award - 2003
    American Campaign Medal

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    Award - 1945
    World War II Victory Medal

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    Casualty - 6 Jun 1944
    France
    KIA-Killed in Action
    Multiple Fragmentation Wounds

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    Award - 1944
    Purple Heart

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    Award - 1944
    Army Presidential Unit Citation

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    Award - 1944
    Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign

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    Award - 1940
    American Defense Service Medal

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

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    Father
    Albert Leroy Cobb, Sr. (1901-1952)
    Mother
    Rebie Newton (1900-1990)
    Sibling
    1 younger brother and 1 younger sister
    Gender
    Male

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    Created: 27 Oct 2013

    Modified: 05 Jan 2022

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