Friday, August 12, 2011

Technical Sergeant Arthur Paulette Crisp

Arthur Paulette Crisp Technical Sergeant, United States Army
Service # 13001441 175th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division
Entered the Service from Salisbury, Maryland

In March 1944, Crisp was in England and wrote home, “I am having the fun of my life. A lovely bed, breakfast in bed, consisting of 2 sunny side eggs, toast, bacon and tea. Now who could ask for anything more.” Later that year T/Sgt Crisp was part of the invasion, and was killed in action in Europe on 12 August 1944. He is buried at Brittany American Cemetery, St. James, France.

Awards: Bronze Star, Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster

No comments: