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Corporal William A. Arokhaty

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Date of birth:   9/8/1918
Date of death: 5/24/1992
Home State: PA
Serial Number: 33847824

Resting:
McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery
McKeesport PA

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C Company
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Enlisted for duty: 24 MAR 1944
Released from duty: 27 MAR 1946
1st Platoon
3rd Squad
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Award of the Bronze Star Medal
Private First Class William Arokhaty, Corps of Engineers, Company C, 284th Engineer Combat Battalion, United States Army, is awarded the Bronze Star Medal for heroic achievement in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States at Belingries, Germany on 26 April 1945. While awaiting elimination of enemy observation in order to construct a bridge across the Altmuhl River. Private First Class Arokhaty, a rigger, volunteered to assist in the evacuating of infantry casualties across the swift river. He courageously participated under heavy enemy observed mortar fire and also assisted those hit during this hazardous operation. Private First Class Arokhaty’s heroic actions reflect great credit on him and the armed forces of the United States.

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Discharge
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Hitler poster signed by
1st Platoon and Medics
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Memorial Service
Morning Report
Morning Report
Morning Report
Morning Report
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Veterans Compensation