George E. Olsen

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World War II
George E. Olsen
Sergeant, U.S. Army Air Forces
506th Bomber Squadron, 44th Bomber Group, Heavy
Entered the Service From: New Jersey
Service #: 32561391
Date of Death: November 13, 1943
Wars or Conflicts:
World War II
Buried:
Plot B Row 5 Grave 36
Cambridge American Cemetery
Cambridge, England

Awards

Purple Heart
Purple Heart

The Purple Heart is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who after 5 April 1917 have been wounded or killed in action against an enemy of the United States or an opposing armed force, while serving with friendly foreign forces engaged in an armed conflict, as the result of acts of enemy or hostile opposing forces, as a result of terrorist attacks or attacks on peacekeeping forces since 28 March 1973, or by friendly fire in circumstance as described above.

** Purple Heart