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Edward R. Grossman, Jr.

Private, U.S. Army 

33830785

C Company
135th Infantry Regiment
34th Infantry Division

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: May 23, 1944
Buried at: Locustwood Cemetery
                  Route 70 & Cooper Landing Road
                  Cherry Hill NJ
Awards: Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster

 


PRIVATE EDWARD R. GROSSMAN JR. was born on February 14, 1908 to Edward R. and Christine Grossman. He was the third child, with two older sisters. In 1920 the family owned a home at 306th Fourth Avenue in Haddon Heights NJ.

Edward Grossman Jr. had gone into the Army in August of 1943, and was sent overseas in January of the following year. Wounded in action after arriving in Europe, he spent one month in hospital before returning to combat. He was killed in action on May 23, 1944 in Italy. After the war his body was returned to the United States and he was buried at Locustwood Cemetery in what is now Cherry Hill NJ. He was survived by his wife, Mrs. Jane Grossman, of 105 West High Street, Haddon Heights NJ. 


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