Frank J. Horvath (#33369060)

August 1, 2015
Place of Birth
Date of Birth

Palmerton, Pennsylvania
April 22, 1922

83rd Infantry
Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, ...

Frank J. Horvath was born in Palmerton, Pennsylvania on April 22, 1922, to Stephen and Mary (...) Horvath.

He enlisted (#33369060) entered for Active Service on October 22, 1942 in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania. On April 6, 1944 he was shipped overseas and was among the landing forces post D-Day in Europe. Frank J. Horvath was assigned to the 83rd Infantry Division as a replacement. He joined Company K of the 331st Infantry Regiment

He was Wounded in Action in St. Malo, France in August, 1944 (listed in the MR of August 11, 1944) and shipped back to England for recovery of a bullet wound to his leg. He received the Purple Heart Medal for his wounds in France (St. Malo, Brittany) and the Bronze Star Medal for heroism while in Europe.

Just after the war, in 1947, Frank Horvath married Jacqueline Seres (1922-1991), who was born in France. They raised tree daughters, Carolyn M. (Horvath) Arnold, Giselle M. (Horvath) Knoblauch and Patricia M. Horvath (1948-1969) who predeceased her parents.

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