Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
John Dudra was born on January 25, 1916.
His home of residence was listed
in the records of the 22nd Infantry as
Bulpitt, Christian County, Illinois and his religion was listed as Catholic.
He was drafted into the Army on
November 5, 1942, at Peoria, Illinois.
He listed his home of residence as Christian County, Illinois, and his civilian occupation
as Athletes, sports instructors, sports officials. He had completed two years of High School,
and indicated he was single with dependents.
Sergeant Dudra was killed in
action during the attack against the
German coastal battery at Crisbecq, France, on June 8, 1944.
John Dudra was buried in the
temporary U.S. Military Cemetery, Blosville Cemetery
at Carentan, France and his remains were later returned to the United States
where he was interred in Illinois on June 17, 1949.
Camp Butler National Cemetery
Plot: SECTION C SITE 108
Grave marker for John Dudra
Photo by Iced Tea from the Find A Grave website
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