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Harry J. Samuels

Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army

32065908

39th Infantry Regiment
9th Infantry Division

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: July 19, 1944
Buried at: Plot F 1613A
                  Beverly National Cemetery
                  Beverly NJ
Awards: Purple Heart


STAFF SERGEANT HARRY J. SAMUELS was born February 11, 1918 to Mr. and Mrs. James D. Samuels. He lived in Clementon NJ, and had attended Haddon Heights (NJ) High School and the Camden County Vocational and Technical School. Inducted into the Army in January of 1941, he served with the 39th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division. He had seen action North Africa, and Italy before his unit landed in France in June of 1944.  

Staff Sergeant Harry Samuels was severely wounded in France on July 12, 1944. He died as a result of these wounds on July 19, 1944. After the war, his body was brought home, and he was buried at Beverly National Cemetery in Beverly NJ on November 5, 1948.


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