|Crypt marker for
Richard S. Zalmanowski in Saint Hedwig Cemetery, Dearborn Heights
(Wayne county), Michigan.
in the Army on 26 March 1943 and was assigned to Company C, 508th
On 17 June 1944 Pvt Zalmanowski was injured in
action and evacuated to a field hospital. He was able to
return to duty on 30 July 1944.
He was wounded a second time in Belgium on 3
January 1945 but did not return to the regiment. He was
discharged on 13 December 1945.
His military decorations include the Purple Heart
with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster and the Bronze Service Arrowhead device
awarded for participation in Normandy assault.