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SNITZER, James George      "Jimmy"

Servicenumber: 19203598


         Snitzer James G 02


Age: 19
Born: 1926, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Family: Louis A. Snitzer (father)
Marie (Donahue) Snitzer (mother)
Miriam J. Snitzer (sister)
T. Louis Snitzer (brother)
Rank: Private First Class
Function: Not available
Regiment: 413nd Infantry Regiment
Battalion: Not available
Division – Transport: 104th Infantry Division
Company – Squadron: Not available
Unit – Group: -
Plane data:
(Serialnumber, MACR, etc.)
Date of death: 22 March 1945
Status: KIA
Place of death: Bad Honnef, Germany
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot F, Row 7, Grave 68
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Henri-Chapelle
Biography: -
Other information: Pfc James G. Snitzer joined the U.S. Army Reserve at Fort MacArthur San Pedro, California on 12 November 1943. He attended high school for 4 years.

During James Snitzer his youth the Snitzer family lived in Cincinnati. The Snitzers eventually relocated to California and developed strong connections to the Hollywood film industry. His father Louis was a Hollywood agent and his sister Miriam was a film actress. Before his enlistment James played numerous youthful film roles. He is also know as Jimmy Snitzer.

Pfc James G. Snitzer was first buried at Block K4, Row 5, Grave 97.

Source of information: Raf Dyckmans, Astrid van Erp, Peter Schouteten,,, - WWII Enlistment Record, - Rick Lawrence, - U.S., Headstone and Interment Records for U.S. Military Cemeteries on Foreign Soil 

Photo source: Peter Schouteten, Watchtower 1943 - Yearbook of Beverly Hills High School


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