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Gagnon, Edmour

Edmour Gagnon
Army
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Edmour Gagnon

Edmour Gagnon was born on November 8, 1924 at Riverhead, New York. He was the son of Anna (Larsen) and Edmour Gagnon. He was inducted into the Army on March 25th, 1944 at Camp Upton, New York. Gagnon spent 14 weeks at Camp Blandy, Florida. He was then transferred to Company B, 415th Infantry, of the104th Division. His final assignment was with Company B, 20th Armored Division. Gagnon was involved in the engagements at Aachen to Cologne, Remagen bridgehead to Bitterfield. His unit saw 185 days of continuous combat. He was awarded a Combat Infantry Badge, Expert Rifle, World War II Victory medal, Good Conduct Medal and his unit received a Presidential Citation. Gagnon was discharged from the Army on April 26, 1946 at Fort Dix, New Jersey.

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