Private First Class, John Paduhovich 33875011
Private First Class, John Paduhovich 33875011 US Army KIA. He was born in December 30, 1923, in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, the son of Michael Paduhovich and Magdalena Paduhovich. He enlisted on January 21, 1944, at the age of 20. He served in 2nd Platoon, Company F, 253rd Infantry Regiment, 63rd Infantry Division. He was Killed in action on February 19, 1945, at the age of 21, and was buried in Épinal, Vosges, France. He was awarded the Purple Heart Medal, the Combat Infantry Badge.
1- 63rd Infantry Division Records
3- Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Application