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Harry Gerheim, dearly beloved husband of Stancel (nee Wrobleski), beloved father of Charles T. and Albert P., nephew of Stella Smellzer, Wednesday. Late residence, 1195 Glodys Ave. Funeral services Saturday, Oct. 10, at The Nickels Funeral Home, 14500 Madison Ave. at 10 a.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.

[Source: Plain Dealer; Oct 10 1970, Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #111]

(courtesy of Denise Jackson)

Grave marker for Harry and Stancel Gerheim in the Holy Cross Cemetery, Brookpark (Cuyahoga county), Ohio.

Harry enlisted in the Army at Pittsburgh, PA on 23 May 1942.  As a parachutist volunteer he was initially assigned to the 507th PIR.  Following completion of parachute training Pvt Gerheim was one of many men transferred from the 507th to the fledgling 508th as a cadre team.

Sgt Gerheim was wounded in action on 18 June 44 and awarded the Purple Heart.  He also received the Bronze Service Arrowhead device for hois participation in Normandy assault,

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