DEROCHOWSKI, Zigmund

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DEROCHOWSKI, Zigmund Frank

Servicenumber: 36225516

 

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Age: 21
Born: 26 January 1923, Ontonagon, Ontonagon County, Michigan
Hometown: Ontonagon, Ontonagon County, Michigan
Family: Walter Derochowski (father)
Anna (Biel) Derochowski (mother)
Joseph A. Derochowski (brother)
James W. Derochowski (brother)
Helen Derochowski (sister)
Rank: Private
Function: Not available
Regiment: 180th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: Not available
Division - Transport: 45th Infantry Division
Company Squadron: Not available
Unit - Group: -
Plane data: (Serialnumber, MACR, etc.) -
Date of death: 30 April 1945
Status: KIA
Place of death: Near Munich, Germany
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot E, Row 32, Grave 25
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Lorraine
Biography: -
Other information: Pvt Zigmund F. Derochowski was born in Ontonagon and attended high school for 4 years before he enlisted in Escanaba, Michigan on 6 March 1941. He was one of the outstanding Ontonagon high school athletes. He saw action in several war theatres.

Source of information: Peter Schouteten, Astrid van Erp, www.abmc.gov, www.wwiimemorial.com, www.archives.gov – WWII Enlistment Record, www.ancestry.com - Headstone and Interment Record / Family Tree, http://www.45thdivision.org, www.findagrave.com, www.newspapers.com – The Escanaba Daily Press / Ironwood Daily Globe
Photo source: -

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