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PFC Otto P. Cherny - Fallen

Otto P. Cherny
Dickinson, ND
County: Stark
World War II - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 3, 1944 / Age: 19
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 322nd Infantry Regiment, 81st Infantry Division

Killed in action while accompanying a night patrol in Angaur. They succeeded in placing several demolition charges in enemy territory before being discovered by the enemy. During the fight that followed, he was killed by enemy fire.

Received Purple Heart and Silver Star awards. Buried at Manila American Cemetery.