Tuesday, August 9, 2016

PFC Raymond Valentine Mankowski

PFC Raymond Valentine Mankowski was born in 1923 in Lemont, Illinois to Bronislaus F V and Stella G (Luczak) Mankowski.  His father, a foreman in a starch factory, was a veteran of WWI.  His brother Thaddeus S. Mankowski served in the United States Marines Corps as a SGT during WWII. Raymond was assigned to K Company 116th Infantry on 5 Jul 1944 and killed in action on 9 Aug 1944 near Vire, France.  He is buried in the Brittany American Cemetery.

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