Eugene C. Beckner

NAME: Eugene C. Beckner

ASN: 37300492

PLACE OF BIRTH: Wadena County, Minn.

DATE OF BIRTH: UKN

DATES OF SERVICE: UKN to 15 August 1944

UNIT ASSIGNED: B CO 509th PIB

CAMPAIGNS: Naples Foggia, Anzio, Rome-Arno, Southern France

AWARDS: Parachutist Badge with combat jump star, Combat Infantryman Badge, Silver Star Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, EAME Campaign Medal with arrowhead device and three bronze star clusters, Distinguished Unit Citation with oak leaf cluster

SUMMARY OF SERVICE:

23 Mar 1944 - Pvt. Eugene Beckner, General Order #41, HQ 3rd DIV, Award of Silver Star Silver Star, Page 384 Book: Stand in the Door by Charles H. Doyle and Terrell Stewart

10 Apr 1944 - T/4 Eugene Beckner, 37300492, B CO 509th PIB, General Order #5 Award of Combat Infantryman Badge

17 Apr 1944 - Pvt. Eugene Beckner, 37300492, B CO 509th PIB, Special Order #26 Temporary Promotion to T/4

15 Aug 1944 - T4 Eugene Beckner, 37300492, B CO 509th PIB, Minn, MIA or Buried at Sea Rhone Am Cem, Draguignan, France Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Page 386 Book: Stand in the Door by Charles H. Doyle and Terrell Stewart

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