(courtesy of Barbara J Hamel)
for Melvin H. Pommerening in St Mary Cemetery, Long Prairie (Todd
Melvin enlisted in the
Army 6 June 1941and was assigned to Company H, 508th PIR.
T.4 Pommerening was
wounded in action in September 1944 and rejoined the company on 23
October from the Hq 61st Gen Hospital.
Hios military decorations
include the Purple Heart and the Bronze Service Arrowhead device awarded
for participation in Normandy assault.