Veterans' Memorial Project

Chester Bruce Gray

Rochester, NY

World War II

College: Communications

Graduation Year: 1942

Service Branch: Army

Rank: First Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 03/15/1919

Date of Death: 11/20/1944

Affiliations: Alpha Tau Sigma; Alpha Tau Sigma

Lt. Gray served with the 398th Infantry Regiment, 100th Infantry Division. He was killed in action as his unit crossed the La Plaine River, France. He is buried at Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal, France, Plot B Row 29 Grave 37. He was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

-taken from Illinois Alumni News, September, 1945; and Web site above

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