Grave marker application for Pfc Nick
Luzaich in the former Evergreen Cemetery, now known as Glen Oaks
Cemetery, Milwaukee (Milwaukee county), Wisconsin.
Nick enlisted in the Army at Milwaukee, WI on 21 January
1943 and went through basic training and jump school before joining the
508th PIR. On 27 October 1943 he was assigned to Company A while
the regiment was still posted to Camp Mackall, NC.
Pfc Luzaich was killed in action on
14June 1944, although some reports indicate 15 June,
and was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge and Purple Heart, both