PURPLE HEART MEDAL MEMORIAL PLAQUE

 

 

RALPH WEIR

 
Army Serial Number  38009164
Residence State Colorado
Residence Country Huerfano (town of La Veta, Colorado)
Date of enlistment 23 September 1941
Place of enlistment Unknown
Native Colorado
Date of birth 18 April 1915 (Aguilar, Colorado)
Race and citizenship White, citizen
Education Grammar school
Civilian Occupation Truck driver
Marital Status Single, without dependents
Component of the Army Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Date of death 27 September 1944
Place of death Swier,  Holland
Rank at time of death Private
Unit at time of death C Battery, 979th Field Artillery Battalion
Temporary burial First US Army Cemetery Henri-Chapelle #1 (plot B, row 1, grave 13) Belgium
Date of temporary burial 28 September 1944
Interment ABMC overseas military cemetery Henri Chapelle (plot A, row 11, grave 21), Belgium
Date of interment Unknown 
Circumstances of death Killed in action 
 

SPECIAL THANKS

 

 

 

The neighborhood society of Swier who took care of the unveiling of the memorial plaque, 27 September 2006.

 

THE MEMORIAL PLAQUE WAS SPONSORED BY

 

Family Driessen

H.S. Kicken
J.F. Geelen

G. Boxhoorn

Klussenbedrijf Maessen

J.C. Extra

P.E.M. Houben

Buurtvereniging Swier

C.J.A.N. Snijders

 
 

 

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