Grave marker for Joseph L. Sproull in the Saint Mary's
Cemetery, Lower Burrell (Westmoreland), Pennsylvania.
enlisted in the Army on October 24, 1942 at Greensburg, PA.
On 21 November 1944 he was appointed to the rank of
Corporal. Cpl Sproull
participated in the Holland jump and then went into combat again the the
Battle of the Bulge.
On 17 February 1945, Cpl Sproull was evacuated to a field
hospital as a non-combat injury, perhaps due to frostbite. He rejoined
the company three days later..
His military decorations include the Bronze Service
Arrowhead device for the Holland campaign and Airborne operations