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Bert E. Scott

Died in the service of our country
Branch of Service: Army
Hometown: Bergenfield
Date of birth: 5 Feb 1919 Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington,
Rank: First Lieutenant
Date of casualty: Friday, 30 Mar 1945 Hessen, Germany
Dedication: Scott Drive, Bergenfield
Medals:
Silver Star, Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster
US Army, 13th Infantry Regiment, 8th Infantry Division


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About Bert E.: 1st Lieutenant Bert E. Scott was killed in action at Eisenfeld, Germany (near Cologne) on 30-Mar-1945, after a brilliant record of service in the U.S. 1st Army under General Courtney Hodges. His service number was O1316459. Awards: Silver Star, Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, and additional army awards.

Bert enlisted as a private in the army at age 23 in Tacoma, Washington on 09-Jul-1942. Bert was married to Joan Powell in New York, New York on 23-Dec-1943. [Bio by Richard Humphrey #47141124]

Buried Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Nethlands
Plot A, Row 8, Grave 8
Inscription: BERT E. SCOTT
1 LT 13 INF 8 DIV
WASHINGTON MAR 30 1945
Additional information: Parents: Ernest L Scott, 18761931
Jennie Louese Bolles Scott, 18881976

Half Siblings: Lucile Edith Pierce Bynum, 19091982



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