Veterans' Memorial Project

Edward Valentine Busby

Chicago, IL

World War II

College: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Graduation Year: 1942

Service Branch: Army

Rank: First Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 12/16/1917

Date of Death: 01/31/1944

Affiliations: Delta Kappa Epsilon

Lt. Busby enlisted on June 28, 1941, in Chicago. He was stationed at Camp Roberts, California, and Fort Benning, Georgia. He attended Officers Candidate School. Lt. Busby died at Anzio, and is buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, DC, Section 12 Site 7266. The late Raymond M. Peritz was Mr. Busby’s best friend, and Mr. Peritz named his son Edward B. Peritz after Mr. Busby.

– submitted by Edward B. Peritz

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