Grouping, Sgt. J. Sherman, 1st Infantry Division, WIA Normandy

Amazing genuine WWII US Army grouping, made up of a 1st Infantry Division shoulder sleeve insingia and a pair of dog tags issued to James C. Sherman, service number 36227982, Protestant, blood type A, vaccinated against tetanus in 1941-1942, featuring the address of next-of-kin and delivered with its original ball chains.

James Curtis Sherman was born on January 25, 1914 in Godfrey, Illinois and joined the US Army on November 10, 1941. He went on to serve with Antitank Company of 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, saw action in North Africa, Sicily and Italy and was subsequently wounded in action on June 15, 1944 in Normandy -- shrapnel in shoulder and knee. He passed away on April 21, 1987. 

https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=1&cat=all&tf=F&q=36227982&bc=&rpp=10&pg=1&rid=6400100

https://fr.findagrave.com/memorial/40353393/james-curtis-sherman

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