PURPLE HEART MEDAL MEMORIAL PLAQUE

 

 

CLARENCE JAEGGLI

 
Army Serial Number  01054009
Residence State Texas
Residence Country Runnels
Date of enlistment 15 September 1942
Place of enlistment Abilene, Texas
Native Texas
Date of birth 1908
Race and citizenship White, citizen
Education 4 years of college
Civilian Occupation Teacher
Marital Status Married
Date of death 10 September 1944
Place of death Vicinity Albert Canal bridge, Vroenhoven, Belgium
Rank at time of death 1st Lieutenant
Unit at time of death Battery B, 129th Anti Aircraft Artillery Gun Battalion
Temporary burial (1) Unknown field grave
Date of temporary burial 11 September 1944
Temporary burial (2) First United States Army cemetery Henri Chapelle #1 (plot B, row 1, grave 12 ) Belgium 
Date of temporary burial 28 September 1944
Interment Unknown
Date of interment Unknown
Circumstances of death


 

129 AAA Gun Bn (M) - One (1) officer KIA, one (1) EM wounded, and one (1) ton truck destroyed. Officer KIA was Lt Jaeggli whom together with an still unknown Sergeant was on route reconnaissance.   Seems that he was killed by enemy fire from across the Albert Canal near the blown bridge at Vroenhoven while checking the area.

 

SPECIAL THANKS

 

 

The History and Archaeological Society of Riemst ( GOGRI ) who took care of the unveiling of the memorial plaque, 11 May 2006.

 

THE MEMORIAL PLAQUE WAS SPONSORED BY

 

The History and Archaeological Society of Riemst ( GOGRI )

 
 
 

 

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