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Sergeant Edward L Macon

Name Edward L Macon
Rank Sergeant
Army Serial # 34394024
State Alabama
Date of death 1944-08-08
Plot, Row, Grave L, 4, 20
Cemetery Brittany American Cemetery, St. James, France, Google Maps
Role MOS 653 Squad Leader
Unit A Company, 330th Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Awards Purple Heart
Remarks On August 8th, the 330th Infantry was fighting in the battle for St. Joseph's Fortress, also called St. Joseph Hill, just outside the city of St. Malo in Brittany. Sergeant Macon was a member of A Company. The morning report for July 20, 1944 on page 32 lists his promotion to Sergeant.

The morning report for August 13, 1944 on page 23 lists his status changed to Missing in Action as of August 8, 1944. The pages can be seen below.
Documents - Picture Sergeant Macon, courtesy KeithnGwyn Macon Tyus
- Morning report July 20, 1944, A Company 330th IR, page 32
- Morning report August 13, 1944, A Company 330th IR, page 23
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Edward L Macon (34394024) Edward L Macon (34394024)



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