|Grave marker for
Virgil B. Zaehringer and spouse in the Memorial Park Cemetery,
Muscatine (Muscatine county), Iowa.
enlisted at Cp Dodge, Herrold, IA on 20 July 1943 and was assigned
to Company "I", 508th.
Pvt Zaehringer was listed as "seriously injured in
action" on 17 September 1944 in Holland and transferred to a field
hospital. On 19 December 1944 his status was changed to
"attached to hospital detachment of patients", inferring that his
convalesced would be extensive and he would remain hospitalized and
could be dropped from the 508th PIR rolls.
He did not return to the regiment and was
discharged on 26 February 1945.