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SHEARER, Vernon Frank

Servicenumber: 33709607






Age: 22
Born: 5 October 1922, Worthington, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
Hometown: Armstrong County, Pennsylvania
Family: Albert H. Shearer (father)
Bessie A. (Ruffaner) Shearer (mother)
Anna B. Shearer (sister)
John Shearer (brother)
Dorris Shearer (sister)
Albert Shearer (brother)
Melda M. Shearer (sister)
Richard Shearer (brother)
Alton Shearer (brother)
Eyvette Shearer (brother)
Robert Shearer (brother)
Kenneth C. Shearer (brother)
Elsie G. (Erickson) Shearer (wife)
Linnea F. Shearer (daughter)
Rank: Private
Function: Not available
Regiment: -
Battalion: 51st Infantry Battalion
Division - Transport: 4th Armored Division
Company Squadron: Not available
Unit - Group: -
Plane data: (Serialnumber, MACR, etc.) -
Date of death: 25 November 1944
Status: KIA
Place of death: In the Postroff / Wolfskirchen or Niederstinzel area, France
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot B, Row 17, Grave 4
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Lorraine
Biography: -
Other information: Pvt Vernon F. Shearer enlisted in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on 22 November 1943.

He was married to Elsie Greta Erickson on 18 April 1942.

His initial burial took place on Limey Cemetery, Toul, France.

Source of information: André Koch,,, – WWII Enlistment Record, - 1930/1940 Census, Headstone and Interment Record, Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Application Files, WWII, 1950-1966, AAR 51st inf. battalion August 44 thru May 1945. 
Photo source: -


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