Abraham, Sr. passed away on Sunday, 9/14/03,
at . Joseph was in
the 702nd Tank Battalion in Company “B”. His rank was Technician 5th
Grade. He was an assistant Tank Driver and a .30 cal machine
gunner. He served in France,
the Belgium Bulge Campaigns. He was awarded the “Purple Heart” for his
service to God and Country. Joseph was born on August
18, 1924 in New Salem PA. He married Hilda Rose Bauer, whose
brother William J. Bauer also served in the same Company. William was
also awarded the “Purple Heart”. He served as a private.
William also passed away in 1992.
Rest in peace Joe, your battles are
done. Thank you for serving your fellow man. We salute you.