Pattyn, August Louis

Date of birth:
May 21st, 1917 (Detroit-Wayne County/Michigan, United States)
Date of death:
February 17th, 1997 (Burbank-Cook County/Illinois, United States)
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

August Pattyn was born on May 21st, 1917 as son to Adolf Pattyn (1882-1937) and Hortense Pattyn-DeSmet (1885-1923).
He enlisted in Detroit, Michigan on 2nd April 1942.
On December 29th, 1945 he married Ethel May Toots in Detroit. The couple had three children.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private 1st Class
Unit:
2nd Armored Division, U.S. Army
Received for attending in the campaigns for Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe.
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private 1st Class
Unit:
2nd Armored Division, U.S. Army
Good Conduct Medal - Army

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