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Cpl Ethmer West

Cpl Ethmer West

137th Infantry Regiment - Company H

Ethmer West, son of Oscar and Clara Leona (Seaton) West, was born in Missouri August 25, 1917. He served as a Light Mortar Crewman in Company H, 137th Infantry Regiment. He was killed in action July 19, 1944 in the vicinity of St Lo, France and was posthumously awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge August 2, 1944. Cpl Ethmer West is buried at Jefferson City National Cemetery, Jefferson City, Missouri.

Thanks to Pam Thomsen for this picture. She is the granddaughter of Pfc. John Pergolizzi, 60th Combat Engineers Combat Battalion, 35th Infantry Division who was killed in action October 10, 1944.

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