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Private Edward D Midgett

Name Edward D Midgett
Rank Private
Army Serial # 34463832
State North Carolina
Date of death 1944-08-12
Plot, Row, Grave H, 7, 16
Cemetery Brittany American Cemetery, St. James, France, Google Maps
Role MOS 745 Rifleman
Unit G Company, 329th Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Awards Purple Heart
Remarks Private Midgett was a member of G Company. The morning report for August 15, 1944 on page 22 lists him as killed in action on August 12, 1944. The page can be seen below.

Robert Coyle, son of S/Sgt. Richard Coyle, provided a page of his fathers scrapbook. His father was Squad Leader of 2nd Squad, 1st Platoon, G Company, 329th Infantry Regiment and it shows Edward Midget as KIA on August 13, 1944 in St. Malo. Picture can be seen below.

Another picture can be seen of a sign erected in Barby, Germany for the officers and men of G Company, 329th who died during World War 2. This sign also lists Pvt Midgett.
Documents - MR G Co 08-1944 page 22
- Scrapbook S/Sgt. Richard Coyle
- Sign Soldiers Field. Barby, Germany.
Grave Soldier
Edward D Midgett (34463832) Edward D Midgett (34463832)


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