John Schroyer

John V. “Wally” Schroyer

Attended the Connellsville Joint School District

Graduated in: 1942

Branch of service: Army 45th Infantry Division

Served 2 years 8 months from December 15, 1942 to August 16, 1945.

Information regarding duties/deployment:
Trained as Combat Engineer in Georgia.
Served in Africa and Italy.
Rifleman wounded and captured in Anzio, Italy and was P.O.W for 13 months.

Special Recognition Received: Ugly Duck,
Bronze Star with Cluster, Purple Heart, American Campaign Medal
European-African Medal, Eastern Campaign with 2 Clusters
World War II Medal, Combat Infantry Badge
P.O.W. Medal, Charter Member World War II Memorial
Charter Member World War II Museum
Connellsville Bicentennial Parade Grand Marshall 2006

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