John F. Junkerman
enlisted in the Army at Philadelphia, PA on 9 September 1942. He
volunteered for parachutist duty and was assigned to Company B,
508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Camp Blanding, FL.
Pvt Junkerman parachuted into Normandy, France on D-Day 6 June 1944
where he was wounded on 4 July 44.
died on Feb 21, 1997 in Aston, PA and, as is shown on the
Pennsylvania record for the Burial Of A Veteran, he served in
Company B, of the 508th Parachute Infantry during WWII.
As his Bronze Military
marker indicates, he received the Purple Heart as he was wounded on
4 July 1944, probably on Hill 95 near the ridge at La Poterie.