Sunday, August 28, 2016

PFC Sherman L. Laurey

PFC Sherman L. Laurey was born in 1920, probably in Parke County, Indiana.  He had only a grammar school education.  He was married when he enlisted in December 1943.  After basic training he was sent to Europe and transferred from the replacement depot to K Company 116th Infantry on 27 Jul 1944. On 18 Aug 1944 Sherman was promoted to PFC.  PFC Laurey was killed in action on 28 Aug 1944.

Unfortunately we don't know anything else about Sherman and this may be the only recorded narrative about him.  

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