PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Svendsen, Theodore Q. (Service number: 39182930)
Date of birth: Unknown
Date of death:  July 4th, 1944 (near La Haye-du-Puits/Manche département, Basse-Normandy, France)
Buried on:  Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: G.  Row: 12.  Grave: 36.
Nationality:  American
     
SILVER STAR MEDAL (SSM)
Rank: Private 1st Class
Unit: Company H, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
Awarded for: Operation Overlord
Action: For action performed on 6 June 1944, near Chef-du-Pont/Manche department, Basse-Normandy, France.
Citation unavailable.
Details: Posthumously awarded.
Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, General Orders No. 66 (1944).
 
     
PURPLE HEART
Rank: Private 1st Class
Unit: Company H, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
Action: Killed In Action.
Details: Posthumously awarded.
 
     
COMBAT INFANTRYMAN BADGE
Rank: Private 1st Class
Unit: Company H, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
Details: Posthumously awarded.
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - NORDYKE, P., Put Us Down In Hell, Historic Ventures, LLC, Lexington, United States, 2012.
- ww2-airborne.us
- 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment.org
- American Battle Monuments Commission
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