Veterans' Memorial Project

Edgar Otis Fluent

Moline, IL

World War II

College: Engineering

Graduation Year: Attended 1943

Service Branch: Army

Rank: Sergeant

Date of Birth: 10/16/1924

Date of Death: 03/28/1945

Affiliations: Tau Kappa Epsilon

Sergeant Fluent was a 9th Army Infantryman. He was wounded in France on October 16, 1944, and returned to combat duty on January 5, 1945, to be promoted from Private to Sergeant. He was Killed in Action in Germany on March 28, 1945. He was awarded the Combat Infantryman’s Badge and the Purple Heart.

-taken from Illinois Alumni News, November, 1945

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