Grave marker application
and resulting marker for Edward J.
Muzichuck in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Fairmont
(Marion county), West Virginia.
enlisted in the Army at Clarksburg, WV on 20 December 1943.
Following basic training and completion of jump school, Pvt Muzichuck
was shipped to England.
On 3 October
1944 Pvt Muzichuck was transferred from the 82nd Airborne Division HQ to
Service Company, 508th PIR.
awards include the Combat Infantryman Badge for action during the
campaign, 18 Dec 1944 to 20 Feb 1945, effective 4 Feb 45.
on 17 February 1945, possibly for frostbite, Pvt Muzichuck was
transferred to an unknown field hospital. He was transferred back
to the 508th from the 19th Reinforcement Depot on 26 May 1945.
arrived in New York, NY aboard the SS Queen Mary on 3 January 1946
having sailed from Southampton, England on 28 December 1945. He
was listed as member of Co C, 505th PIR and was probably transferred
from the 508th to the next unit leaving.