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1st Lieutenant Samuel Hochberger

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Date of birth:   11/28/1922
Date of death: 7/2/2013
Home State: NY
Serial Number: 0548948

Resting:
Wellwood Cemetery
Farmingdale, NY

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1st Platoon Leader
Promoted to 2nd LT: 31 MAY 1944
Promoted to 1st LT 5 APR 1945
The Bronze Star Medal awarded for ably assisting with reconnaissance, mine clearing, and direction of the construction of a 254' fixed Bailey Bridge over the Roer River. His enthusiasm and personal courage so inspired his men that the bridge was completed well ahead of schedule, despite mortar and artillery fire directed at the site during the initial stages of construction.

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