Staff Sergeant Jimmie B Brooks

Name Jimmie B Brooks
Rank Staff Sergeant
Army Serial # 20731942
State Missouri
Date of death 1944-08-07
Plot, Row, Grave O, 2, 24
Cemetery Brittany American Cemetery, St. James, France, Google Maps
Role MOS 653 Squad Leader
Unit E Company, 330th Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Awards Purple Heart
Remarks Staff Sergeant Jimmie B Brooks was a member of E Company. The morning report for July 11, 1944 on page 21 shows him joining E Company from the 92nd Replacement Battalion per July 8, 1944 as a Squad Leader. The same morning report for July 25, 1944, on page 52, lists him Lightly Wounded in Action on July 25, 1944 and transferred to the 77th Evacuation Hospital. Page 63, for July 29, 1944, shows him rejoining his unit. The morning report for August 13, 1944 on page 22 shows his status changed to Killed in Action per August 7, 1944. The relevant pages can be seen below.

General Order 18 lists his commendation for a Purple Heart for wounds received in action on July 28, 1944. The morning reports confirm that he was actually wounded on July 25, 1944.
Documents - Citation Purple Heart, GO #18
- Morning report July 11, 1944. E Company, 330th IR, page 21
- Morning report July 25, 1944. E Company, 330th IR, page 52
- Morning report July 29, 1944. E Company, 330th IR, page 63
- Morning report August 13, 1944. E Company, 330th IR, page 22
Grave Soldier
Jimmie B Brooks (20731942) Jimmie B Brooks (20731942)

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