[courtesy of "Robin W," ]
Grave meeker for Edward B Chatoian in Elks
Mausoleum, C Level, 3 O'clock, Skylawn Memorial Park, San Mateo (San
Mateo county), California.
Edward registered for the draft in San Mateo, CA
on 30 June 1942. He was inducted into the Army on 5 October
Pvt Chatoian was assigned to Company F, 508th PIR.
He was appointed to the grade of T/5 on 27 April 1943 and promoted
to to T/4 on 26 August 1943.
On 4 July 1944, T4 Chatoian was wounded in action
in Normandy on Hill 95. He suffered a broken leg and arm, and lost
his left eye. The radio he had been carrying was blown almost off
On 10 October 1944, still hospitalized, he was
transferred to the detachment of patients in a unknown hospital.
He was discharged on 18 May 1945.