377 Parachute Field Artillery Battalion 101 US Airborne Division: A Battery B Battery-75mm Howitzers

 

Formed 16 August 1942 at Camp Clairborne, Louisiana

Commanding Officer at 21 August 1944: Major H.W.Elkins

 

Awards Holland Campaign:

Captain Marvin P.Richardson Gallantry in action as a Forward Observer: Silver Star       

1st Lieutenant William D.Hardie Gallantry in action Pathfinder: Silver Star

1st Lieutenant Harry T.Riley Completed 35 Combat Missions as liaison pilot: Air Medal

1st Lieutenant Howard C.Tritt Completed 35 Combat Missions as liaison pilot: Air Medal

Corporal Frederick S.Kloth Assumed control of glider and landed safely,after death of glider pilot: Distinguished Flying Cross

Private Carrol F.Gott Gallantry in action Member at a F.O (Dodewaard)  which was outstanding: Silver Star

 

Killed in Action Holland Campaign:

1st Lieutenant J.Sluzeoich

S/Sgt P.Lutz

Sgt E.G.Johnson

 

Cpl M.W.Burdge No.35598774 KIA 11-10-1944 Plot G Row 2 Grave 20
Netherlands American Cemetery Margraten

 

T/5 K.Duncan

T/5 J.T.Murphy No.35593444 KIA 24-10-1944 Plot G Row 1 Grave 2         

Netherlands American Cemetery Margraten

 

Pfc L.J.Davis

Pfc L.R.Hebert No.31128895 KIA 1-10-1944 Plot M Row 15 Grave 14        

 Netherlands American Cemetery Margraten

 

Pte H.Bryant

Pte J.F.Fultz

Pte R.W.Lester

 

Pte M.Michalak No.33411352 KIA Plot L Row 14 Grave 2                          

Netherlands American Cemetery Margraten