Fred E. Harding

NAME: Fred E. Harding

ASN: 33099806

PLACE OF BIRTH: Wampum, PA

DATE OF BIRTH: 23 June 1919

DATES OF SERVICE: 06 Dec 1941 -

UNIT ASSIGNED: E Co 2nd Bn 503rd PIR
                                  E Co 2nd Bn 509th PIR

CAMPAIGNS: Algeria - French Morocco

AWARDS: Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge, Purple Heart Medal (Unconfirmed), EAME Campaign Medal with arrowhead device, World War II Victory Medal,

SUMMARY OF SERVICE:

23 Jun 1919 Born in Wampum, Pa., Jonathan and Maude Solsberg Harding

1937 - Graduated from New Castle Senior High School

Attended Youngstown College

06 Dec 1941 - Enlisted at Camp Croft, SC - NARA Enlistment Record

ARMY SERIAL NUMBER 33099806 33099806
NAME HARDING#FRED#E########## HARDING#FRED#E##########
RESIDENCE: STATE 32 PENNSYLVANIA
RESIDENCE: COUNTY 073 LAWRENCE
PLACE OF ENLISTMENT 4711 CP CROFT SOUTH CAROLINA
DATE OF ENLISTMENT DAY 06 06
DATE OF ENLISTMENT MONTH 12 12
DATE OF ENLISTMENT YEAR 41 41
GRADE: ALPHA DESIGNATION PVT# Private
GRADE: CODE 8 Private
BRANCH: ALPHA DESIGNATION INF Infantry
BRANCH: CODE 10 Infantry
FIELD USE AS DESIRED # #
TERM OF ENLISTMENT 0 Undefined Code
LONGEVITY ### ###
SOURCE OF ARMY PERSONNEL - Selective Service within 3 months of Discharge
NATIVITY 32 PENNSYLVANIA
YEAR OF BIRTH 19 19
RACE AND CITIZENSHIP 1 White, citizen
EDUCATION 4 4 years of high school
CIVILIAN OCCUPATION 068 Semiprofessional occupations, n.e.c.
MARITAL STATUS 6 Single, without dependents
COMPONENT OF THE ARMY 1 Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)
CARD NUMBER # #
BOX NUMBER 0610 0610
FILM REEL NUMBER 2.274 2.274

 

08 Nov 1942 - Sgt. Fred E. Harding 33099806 E Co 2nd Bn 509th PIR Hometown: New Castle, PA Participated in Operation TORCH (VILLIAN) Plane: 2 Seat: 3 Combat Weight: 278 lbs     

Was possibly promoted to S/Sgt and wounded twice in North Africa

24 Oct 1945 - Married Harriet M. Frazier

1981 - Retired from Chubb Colonial Life as a regional manager and Vice President of Training

Harriet M. Frazier passed away

18 Sept 2005 - Married Margorie Bachman Davis

19 Jul 2012 -    CLICK HERE FRED E. HARDING PASSES buried at Graceland Cemetery, New Castle


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