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Arthur L. Collins, Jr.

Private, U.S. Army

32205212

101st Airborne Division

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: June 6, 1944
Buried at:
Awards: Purple Heart

PRIVATE ARTHUR L. COLLINS JR. was born in December of 1919 in New Jersey to Arthur and Ethyl Collins of 1001 Park Avenue, Haddon Heights NJ  His father was the secretary for a large lumber company. 

Arthur Collins Jr. was drafted into the United States Army in January of 1942. He volunteered for airborne duty, and served with the 101st Airborne Division. He was reported missing in action at St. Mere-Eglise on D-Day, June 6, 1944. His body was later recovered, and his death was reported in the October 17, 1944 edition of the Camden Courier-Post, which listed an address for him of 1501 Park Ave. He was survived by his parents and a sister, Lillian. 



Arthur Collins


BRANCH OF SERVICE
U.S. Army

HOMETOWN
Haddon Heights, NJ

HONORED BY
Mr. Edward W. Atkinson, Friend

 
ACTIVITY DURING WWII
101ST AIRBORNE. KILLED LANDING INTO ST. MERE EGLISE, FRANCE (ON D-DAY).

 


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