Pfc Curtis G. Canard was transferred from Hq 82nd
Airborne Division, Leicester, England to Service Company on 18
September 1944. He was then transferred to Company E on 11
Pfc Canard was awarded the Combat
Infantryman Badge for action during the campaign, 18 December 1944 to 20
3 January 1946, Pfc Canard arrived in New York, NY aboard the Queen
Mary from Southampton, England with Company E, 505th PIR.
He returned to his native Arkansas and on 30 December 1949 married
Betty Jo Hopper in Independence county, AR.