Soldiers Overview

Slocum, James E.
Date of Birth  
Hometown/County Monmouth County 
State New Jersey 
Rank Private 
ASN 12073793 
Unit  87th Cavalry reconnaissance Squadron Mechanized 
Company/Troop Troop C 
MOS Code 607, Light Mortar Crewman 
KIA/DOW/MIA KIA, November 6, 1944, vicinity Ospel 
Last Duty Location November 6, 1944, vicinity Ospel 
Awards Purple Heart, Bronze Star 
Next of Kin

Minnie Bennet Slocum (Mother)

Edward E. Slocum (Father

Harry R. Slocum (Brother)
Helen M.  Slocum (Sister)

Chester M. Slocum (Brother)

Weldon E. Slocum (Brother)

Herbert Slocum (Brother) 

Buried at USMC Henri-Chapelle, Belgium 
Grave No. Plot F, Row 5, Grave 63 

Soldier: Asbury Park Press

Grave: Werner van Osch 

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