Wiedorfer, Paul J. – 80th Infantry Division

Born: January 17, 1921
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA.

Passed away on May 25, 2011 (aged 90)
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA.

Army Service Number: 33729860

A Baltimore native, he worked at the city’s Gas & Electric Company and was married when he joined the US Army in 1943.

Assigned as a Private to  Company, 318th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry Division. During the Ardennes Offensive his unit was moved by truck from Luxembourg to Chaumont (to reinforce the 4th Armored Division) where he earned the Medal of Honor in the second battle for Chaumont (December 25, 1944).