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358th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division Fallen Memorial

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Details:

On a boulder on the lawn in front of the church.

Monument


The memorial is a boulder about 4 feet high with a brass inscribed plaque attached to it. Adjacent to the plaque is a brass sculpture of the soldier dog tags and equipment; in the background of the plaque is the symbol of the 90thInfantry Division.

 

The memorial remembers six soldiers of the 2nd Platoon, Company D, 1st Battalion, 358th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division “Tough Ombres” who were killed on May 1, 1945 while liberating the town of Díly. 

 

Monument Text:

The text is in English and reads:

 

 

 

In Memory

 

SGT Walter M. "Buddy" BASINGER

SSGT William Q. HOWELL

PFC Alfred "Red" SIMONS

PFC James V. GREEN

PVT Richard V. PEGG SR

PFC Marion L. Mc ILWAIN

 

2nd Platoon / Company D

1st Battalion / 358th Infantry Regiment

90th Infantry Division "Tough 'Ombres"

 

KILLED IN ACTION

+ MAY 1. 1945

 

Občané obce Díly Plzeňský kraj

Klub 3. Armády Plzeň Indianhead Club Pilsen

 

-Symbol of the 90th Infantry Division in the background-

Commemorates:

People:

Walter Moselle “Buddy”  Basinger

James Vernon  Green

William Q. Howell

Marion L. Mc Ilwain

Richard V. Sr. Pegg

Alfred “Red”  Simons

Units:

358th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division

3rd US Army

90th Infantry Division

XII Corps

Wars:

WWII

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