US PARAS Cornett, Marvin

Craig Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Cornett
  • FORENAME
Marvin
  • UNIT
504th Parachute Infantry Regiment (Headquarters Company)
  • RANK
Private
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Bronze Star
  • PLACE
Europe
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
pre-war occupation - Coal Miner
enlisted 1941
WIA Anzio, 31.01.1944
after injury, served as instructor Fort Benning, Army Airborne School
left Army after WWII, but returned 1947
served mostly in Motor Transport
retired 1968 (Sergeant First Class)
resided California
after Army worked California Highway Patrol
married Eloyce Miller (Woman's Army Corp) (died 2017)
daughter Jan Mendoza
received Bronze Star and Purple Heart, aged 99
 
No Victory In Valhalla: The Untold Story Of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment From Bastogne To Berchtesgaden
Band of Brothers
Tonight We Die As Men: The Untold Story Of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment From Tocchoa To D-Day
Ste-Mere Eglise, June 1944: No Better Place to Die: The Battle for La Fiere Bridge
The Deuce: The Bravery, Valor, And Sacrifice Of The 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment
507th Parachute Infantry Regiment: Normandie, Ardennes, Allemagne - a Forgotten Regiment: 1942-1945 Normandy, Ardennes, Germany
More Than Courage: The Combat History of the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment In World War II
Deliver Us From Darkness: The Untold Story Of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment During Market Garden
Our Salvation: The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment's Legendary Fight At Altavilla
Brothers in Battle, Best of Friends: Two WWII Paratroopers from the Original Band of Brothers Tell Their Story
Four Stars of Valor: The Combat History Of The 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment In World War II
Strike And Hold: A Memoir of the 82nd Airborne in World War II
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