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Sgt. Alan Burton PUFFER

Sgt. Alan Burton PUFFER[1]

Male 1922 - 1945  (23 years)

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  • Name Alan Burton PUFFER 
    Prefix Sgt. 
    Born 1922  South Boardman, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
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    Military 23 Mar 1942  Detroit, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence Van Buren, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 2 Apr 1945  Luxembourg Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Hamm, Luxembourg Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial 
    Person ID I16841  Puffers
    Last Modified 5 Sep 2022 

    Father Earl William PUFFER,   b. 14 Aug 1893, Bangor, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1974, South Haven, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Evalyn L. PALMER,   b. 16 Sep 1893, Bangor, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1971, Bangor, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1907  South Boardman, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8095  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edith M. BALDACCINI,   b. 2 Aug 1923, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 2022, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Married 28 Jun 1943  Camp Cooke, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2023 
    Family ID F21763  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    alan b puffer.jpg
    alan b puffer.jpg

  • Notes 
    • A WWII Veteran, 15 TK Bn, 6th Armored Div., Sgt. and posthumous recipient of the Silver Star, the third highest military decoration for valor. It is awarded for gallantry in action against an enemy of the United States. He was diagnosed with impetigo in Mar 1944. He was KIA in Jan 1945

  • Sources 
    1. [S306] WWII Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Database online.
      Record for Alan B Puffer

    2. [S1326] Michigan Casualties, World Wars, Vol 3. Part 5., WWII, Dec 7 1944-.

    3. [S746] _Newspaper Announcement, The News Paladium, Benton Harbor, MI, 1 Jun 1943, page 3.