Marcinkiewicz, Wallace – 4th Armored Division

Born in 1914, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, USA.

Missing in action on December 23, 1944 in Chaumont, declared killed in action on December 27, 1944.

Army Serial Number: 33167736.

Staff Sergeant Marcinkiewicz was with A Company, 10th Armored Infantry Battalion (4th Armored Division). During the assault on Chaumont, he covered his unit’s retreat with a .30 calibre light machinegun till killed by (according to the report) a Panzerfaust.

Source: “Patton’s Vanguard” by Don Fox.