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Nederland Parks & Recreation Department
2301 Avenue H
Nederland, TX 77627 
Phone: 409-724-0773


For information about the Database contact:

Marion & Ed Hughes
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2712 Nederland Avenue
Nederland, TX 77627 
Phone: 409-722-1255

Database Number   581
Name   Grossman, Emil Joseph
Birth Date   1 September 1910
Birth Place   Lindenau, DeWitt Co., Texas
Death Date   19 July 1993
Death Place   Beaumont, Jefferson Co., Texas
Cause of Death    
Place of Burial   Oak Bluff Cemetery, Port Neches, Texas
Service Branch   Army


  601st Ordnance Base Armament Maintenance Battalion
Rank/Grade   TEC4
Date of Enlistment   13 January 1942
Date of Discharge   3 October 1945
Service Occupation   Squad Leader
Decorations, Medals, Badges, etc.   European-African_Middle Easter Campaign Medal with 2 Bronze Stars, Good Conduct Medal, Distinguished Unit Badge GO #8 Natonsa 44, Meritorious Unit Award GO#37 HQ, Combat Infantryman Badge
Locations of Military Service   Naples-Foggia, Rhineland
Father   Joseph Grossman
Mother   Anna Kunetka Grossman
Additional Biographical Information  


Civilian Occupation    
Date Added to Database   10 November 2015
Source of Service Information   Veteran's wife/daughter and Discharge document
Oral History  







Articles from the Orange Grove Observer, 23 February 1945



Documents   Grossman_Emil_Joseph-6