John P. Maurer
John Maurer was born in New York in about 1924 to Mary and Philip Maurer. He had an older brother, Thomas and an older sister, Rose. The family later moved to North Bergen, NJ and then to Teaneck, NJ.
John attended high school for three years. He enlisted in the Army in July of 1943. He served as a Private in the 409th Infantry Regiment, 103rd Division.
This courageous soldier was killed in action on November 16,1944, probably in an area west of St. Die in eastern France during the Division’s drive through the Voges Mountains. He was awarded the Purple Heart Medal and lies buried in the Epinal American Cemetery in France.
- 1930 United States Federal Census
- 1940 United States Federal Census
- U. S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 about John P. Maurer
- World War II and Korean Conflict Veterans Interred Overseas
- U. S., Headstone and Interment Records for U. S. Military Cemeteries on Foreign Soil, 1942-1949 for John P. Maurer
HistorySthos InfoArt Website
American Battle Monuments Commission
fold3.com (Historical Military Records)
National World War II Memorial, Wash., D.C. Website
Find A Grave Website