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(courtesy of "schcrochet")

Grave marker for Richard C. Allemang in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery, Hilliard (Franklin county), Ohio.

Richard enlisted in the Army at Fort Benjamin Harrison, IN on 17 October 1942.

Pvt Allemang was transferred from the Reception Center, Fort Benjamin Harrison to company C, 508th PIR on 23 October 1942.

On 12 April 1943, Pvt Allemang was transferred to the Parachute School Pool, Ft Benning, GA.

In February, 1944 he was promoted to Corporal while serving with the Fifth Army in Italy where he wounded at both Cassino and Anzio.

On 22 January 1945 he was awarded the Bronze Star for heroic conduct in action against the enemy in Holland.

He was discharged on 29 May 1945,

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