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John W. Schnepp

Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army

O1013655

15th Tank Battalion, 6th Armored Division

Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: August 5, 1944
Buried at: Plot L Row 1 Grave 20
Brittany American Cemetery
St. James, France
Awards: Purple Heart

SECOND LIEUTENANT JOHN W. SCHNEPP, 25, of 33 Haverford Avenue, Runnemede NJ, was killed in action on August 5, 1944 in a pit near Huelgoat, France during the liberation of the port city of Brest. The son of Mr. and Mrs. John A. Schnepp, he was a graduate of Audubon (NJ) High School, and had worked for Curtis Publishing Company before entering the Army in April 1942. He had gone overseas in February of 1945.


62ND ANNIVERSARY LIBERATION BREST

The sacrifice of US soldiers during WW2 is remembered each year in Fort Montbarey, Brest, France. The following soldiers were honored: 1st Lt. John W. Case (224th FA, 29th Infantry Division) S/Sgt. Armand P. De Clemente (28th IR. 8th Infantry Division) Pvt. Thomas E. Doran, Jr. (38th IR, 2nd Infantry Division) Pvt. Joseph T. Harris (9th IR, 2nd Infantry Division) T/Sgt. Robert T. Lynn (28th IR, 8th Infantry Division) Pfc. Richard C. MacDonald (28th IR, 8th Infantry Division) Pvt. Francis J. Milne (9th IR, 2nd Infantry Division) Pvt. Aral Moser (23rd IR, 2nd Infantry Division) 2nd Lt John W. Schnepp (15th TB, 6th Armored Division) Pvt. Eugene E Skahan (23rd IR, 2nd Infantry Division) Pfc. Oscar Frederick Stephens (777th AAA, 6th Armored Division) Sgt. Herbert L. Striker (5th Rangers Battalion) Pvt. Lawrence C. Stockdale (23rd IR, 2nd Infantry Division) Pvt. Albert Alfred Vincent (116th IR, 29th Infantry Division)


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