|Soldiers of 5th Infantry Division prepare to cross Rhine River a few days before Pvt. Bushell died.|
Lloyd G. Bushell could have been 100 years old today.
He was born on February 5, 1917 in Nebraska. His parents were also Nebraska born. His father was a steam fitter. He had three older brothers and one older sister.
Lloyd enlisted in the army on October 11, 1941. He reported completing a grammar school level of education.
He served as a private in Battery B, 599th AAA, 5th Infantry Division. The 5th Infantry Division crossed the Rhine on March 22, 1945. Pvt. Bushell died 2 days later.
|Route followed by 5th Infantry Division.|
His remains were returned to be buried at Fort Bliss National Cemetery in El Paso.
Thank you Lloyd for your sacrifice. Let's Earn It for Lloyd.
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