Hero

Staff Sergeant Edward J Carroll

Name Edward J Carroll
Rank Staff Sergeant
Army Serial # 32823394
State New York
Date of death 1945-01-15
Plot, Row, Grave H, 15, 17
Cemetery Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium, Google Maps
Unit L Company, 331st Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Awards Distinguished Service CrossBronze StarPurple Heart
Remarks Staff Sergeant Carroll was a member of L Company. The morning report for July 14, 1944 on page 20 show him joining L Company from the 92nd Replacement Battalion. Page 48, for July 30, 1944, of the same morning shows his promotion to Staff Sergeant on July 24, 1944 per Special Order #59. The pages can be seen below.

This URL shows the citation for Edward J. Carroll’s Distinguished Service Cross commendation from Headquarters, Third U.S. Army, General Orders No. 312:

Staff Sergeant Edward J. Carroll (ASN: 32823394), United States Army, was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving with Company L, 331st Infantry Regiment, 83d Infantry Division, in action against enemy forces during World War II. Staff Sergeant Carroll’s intrepid actions, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty at the cost of his life, exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, the 83d Infantry Division, and the United States Army.
Documents - MR L Co, 331st IR, 07-1944 page 20
- MR L Co, 331st IR, 07-1944 page 48
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