Lester Ernest Whitesel

Private First Class Lester Ernest Whitesel

Contributed by Ally Orr
Mentored by Rene Soohoo
Prairie High School and Pleasant Valley Middle School
2015-2016
Unit:

82nd Airborne Division, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Battalion, Company G

Branch: U.S. Army
Service Number: 39171426
Date of Birth: August 19, 1913
Entered the Military: March 22, 1942
Date of Death: June 6, 1944
Hometown: Hoquiam, Grays Harbor, Washington
Place of Death: Sainte-Mère-Église, France
Award(s): Purple Heart
Cemetery: Plot F, Row 12, Grave 42, Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France

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