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Pfc Jack Y Fogel

Pfc Jack Y Fogel

134th Infantry Regiment - Company F

Jack Yeno Fogel was born in Hungary August 4, 1909. He married Etelka (also known as Esther) Weisz August 29, 1934. They emigrated to the United States February 3, 1939 and lived in Chicago, Illinois. He registered for the draft October 16, 1940 and was inducted into the Army sometime during 1943 or very early 1944. He filed a petition for U.S. Naturalization January 17, 1944 while serving in Company B, 198th Infantry Training Battalion at Camp Blanding, Florida. He joined Company F, 134th Infantry Regiment as a Rifleman from the 86th Replacement Battalion July 21, 1944 when the unit was in the vicinity of La Madeleine, Nancy, France and was promoted to Private First Class August 21, 1944. Pfc Jack Y Fogel was reported missing in action September 11, 1944 during the crossing of the Moselle River at Flavigny, France. After Company F crossed the river, enemy artillery destroyed the only bridge behind them. German counter attacks forced the Company to withdraw by swimming or fording the river. He was reported missing after this battle and later confirmed killed in action September 14, 1944. He is buried at Lorraine American Cemetery, Saint-Avold, France.

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