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PERSONAL INFORMATION
Name
Nationality
S/SGT. Harry Fred Snyder
American
Date
Location
1941 - 1944
Normandy, France
Served in
C Company, 115th Regiment, 29th Infantry Division
Wounded
Captured
Survived
 

Harry Fred Snyder (usually called Fred by family and Harry by fellow soldiers) Born Sep 9, 1919, DOW July 13th, 1944

- Inducted into US Army May 1, 1941
- Assigned to the 115th Infantry Regiment, Maryland National Guard
- (strange, because he was from Pennsylvania)
- Was home on leave Dec 7, 1941 and immediately recalled to base
- Transferred to Fort A.P. Hill, VA April 22, 1942
- Participated in the Carolina Maneuvers, July and August, 1942
- Compassionate Leave August 6, 1942 for my birth
- Transferred to Camp Blanding, FL on August 19, 1942
- Sailed on the Queen Elizabeth, arriving in Greenock, Scotland on October 11, 1942
- Based in various places including Launceston and Bodmin, mid-October 1943 to late May 1944
- May have been posted to Lands End for time before D-Day
- Landed on Easy Red Beach late in the morning, D-Day.
- Awarded one Bronze Star for meritorious acieement during June 15-16, 1944 for assault on Hill 147 and 150
- Wounded in action near La Luzerne, July 11, 1944
- Died of wounds on July 13th, 1944

 

 

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PERSONAL PICTURES
Shoulderpatch of the 29th Infantry Division.

A picture Fred made of himself while he was in London, England.

A map of the St. Malo area where Harry passed away.

 

 

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