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Curt A. Arnold Jr.

Private, U.S. Army

32752991

Company G
30th Infantry Regiment
3rd Infantry Division

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: January 31, 1944
Buried at: Locustwood Memorial Park
                  State Highway 70 & Cooper Landing Road
                  Cherry Hill NJ
Awards: Purple Heart

PRIVATE CURT A. ARNOLD JR. was the son of Curt and Lillie Arnold. He was born in 1924, and raised in Magnolia NJ, where his parents had made their home at 427 Evesham Avenue since before 1920, and were members of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, then at Warwick Road and Washington Avenue. The elder Arnold was a carpenter. Curt Arnold Jr. attended public schools in Magnolia, and had completed two years of high school at Haddon Heights (NJ) High School prior to leaving to take a job at the Photo Developing Company in Camden NJ. He was inducted into the United States Army on March 9, 1943.

After being inducted into the service, Curt Arnold Junior was killed in action on January 31, 1944 at Anzio, Italy. His death was reported on February 29, 1944, not long after the landings at Anzio. He was survived by his parents, brother Robert, and sisters Mrs. Eleanor Rowand, Miss Mildred Arnold, and Miss Lillian Arnold, all of Magnolia.

Curt Arnold Jr. was brought home to the United States after he war, and was buried at Locustwood Cemetery in what was then Delaware Township (present-day Cherry Hill) NJ, where he now rests next to his parents and sister Lillian. 


Camden Courier-Post
July 23, 1948

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