Name: Henry Carl Paulsen

Military Service Number: 32969947

Neighborhood: Jamaica, Queens

DOB: May 24, 1924

Dates at Queens College: 1941 - 1943

Major/Organizations: Jazz Society

Date of Induction to Military: June 30, 1943

Military Service Branch: US Army

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: 379th Infantry Regiment, 95th Infantry Division

Fate: KIA - Ardennes Nov 14, 1944 (59th Reunion Directory)

Awards and Medals:

World War II Honorable Service Lapel

World War II Victory Medal

European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 1 Bronze star

Purple Heart

Combat Infantryman Badge

Bronze Star

Where Deployed:

Where Deceased:

Buried In: Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg


Henry C. Paulsen was assigned to the 95th Infantry Division in the 79th Infantry Regiment upon entering service on 30 June 1943. He and his infantry saw action in areas such as Northern France, the Rhineland, Ardennes-Alsace and Central Europe.

He attaned Prviate First Class by the time he was killed in action on 14th of November 1944. He was decorated with several awards, one of which was the Combat Infantryman Badge. He is buried at the Luxembourg American Cemetery in Luxembourg City, Luxembourgh.


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