John P. Guzik (#33269959)


Place of Birth
Date of Birth
Rank

Platoon
Company
Battalion
Regiment
Division
Decorations
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
October 19, 1913
Technical Sergeant (T/Sgt)

B
1st
331st
83rd Infantry
Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, ...


John Peter Guzik was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on October 19, 1913, to Frank (1886-1963) and Chatherine (1888-1983) (Wolanin) Guzik, Polish immigrants.
He enlisted (#33269959) in the U.S. Army on June 15, 1942 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
. John Guzik was assigned to the 83rd Infantry Division as a replacement. He joined Company B of the 331st Infantry Regiment on July 11, 1944 while they were in the vicinity South West of Carentan. The Morning Reports from August 2, 1944 listed him as promoted from Private to Private First Class. He received the Bronze Star Medal for heroism while in Europe (AAR May, 1945 p.30)




John Peter Guzik passed away on October 21, 1978, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is buried at the Saint Adalberts Cemetery, Carrick, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

 

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Source Information:
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