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Corporal Jerry Machalski

 
Birthdate: December 28, 1922
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois
Marital Status: Single
 
Family Notes: Family moved from Poland in 1919. Youngest of 7 children. Father was wounded in 1937 Republic Steel riots. 
 
Post War Plans: To start a family and open his own business following the war.

 
Occupation: Clerk in his uncle's Butcher Shop.
Date of Enlistment: December 28th, 1941
Place of Enlistment: Chicago, Illinois
 
Promoted to Corporal: June 1, 1944
 
Awards:
 
- Good Conduct Medal
- ETO Ribbon
- Purple Heart