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
 
American Airborne Pathfinders in World War II
The Deuce: The Bravery, Valor, And Sacrifice Of The 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment
Our Salvation: The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment's Legendary Fight At Altavilla
Jump Commander: In Combat With The 82nd Airborne In World War II
More Than Courage: The Combat History of the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment In World War II
All The Way To Berlin: A Paratrooper at War in Europe
Tonight We Die As Men: The Untold Story Of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment From Tocchoa To D-Day
Spearhead Of The Fifth Army: The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment In Italy, From The Winter Line To Anzio
No Victory In Valhalla: The Untold Story Of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment From Bastogne To Berchtesgaden
Down To Earth: The 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment In Normandy
Ste-Mere Eglise, June 1944: No Better Place to Die: The Battle for La Fiere Bridge
An Irresistible Force: Lieutenant Colonel Ben Vandervoort And The 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry In World War II
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