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Joseph Stokes

Private First Class, Army

Born: February 17, 1918
Hometown: Zuni
Died In: East Orange, NJ
Awards: Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Medal, Eur-Afr-MidEastern Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, American Campaign Medal

Served with Company B, 827th Tank Destroyer Battalion (M18 “Hellcat” Self Propelled)4335th Quartermaster Service Company in Central Europe. Participated in combat operations in France attached to the 12th Armored Division (a SHAEF reserve unit, until December 20, 1944) between December 19, 1944 to February 13, 1945.

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