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Pvt. Joseph Fernandez was drafted into military service on Thursday 25 February 1943, at Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., as a Private.


At the time of his induction into military service, his residence was Tioga County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.  He was not married, but did have dependents that were not listed.  His education was that of completing grammar school.  He did not attend high school or college.  His birth years was 1920.


Pvt. Fernandez’ War Department file gives his hometown as being Chemung County New York.  Usually, this means his place of birth was there, and that later he moved to Pennsylvania.


ID: 33464240
Entered the Service From: New York
Rank: Private First Class

Service: U.S. Army, 1276th Engineer Combat Battalion

Died: Friday, February 23, 1945
Buried at: Netherlands American Cemetery
Location: Margraten, Netherlands
Plot: B Row: 16 Grave: 17

Awards: Purple Heart


Pfc. Joseph Fernandez