Eugene C. Beckner
NAME: Eugene C. Beckner
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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