PURPLE HEART MEDAL MEMORIAL PLAQUE

 

 

ARTHUR SUGAS

 
Army Serial Number  0-660213 
Residence State Kalamazoo
Residence Country Michigan
Date of enlistment 3 November 1941
Place of enlistment Fort Custer, Michigan
Native Greece
Date of birth 27 December 1919
Race and citizenship White citizen
Education 1 year of college
Civilian Occupation Unknown
Marital Status Single, without dependents
Component of the Army Unknown
Date of death 17 August 1943
Place of death Wolder (presently municipality Maastricht), Holland
Rank at time of death First Lieutenant
Unit at time of death 63rd Fighter Squadron, 56th Fighter Group, US Army Air Corps
Temporary burial (1) Maastricht, Holland
Date of temporary burial 18 August 1943
Temporary burial (2) Ninth US Army Military Cemetery near the village of Margraten, Holland
Date of temporary burial Unknown 
Interment Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date of interment Unknown 
Circumstances of death Plane (P-47) was shot down.
 

SPECIAL THANKS

 

 

The Historical Foundation "Van Wilre tot Wolder" who took care of the unveiling of the memorial plaque, 16 September 2005.

 

THE MEMORIAL PLAQUE WAS SPONSORED BY

 

The Historical Foundation "Van Wilre tot Wolder", Maastricht

 
 
 

 

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