Wednesday, March 1, 2017

WW2 Fallen - Albin Karwoski, 7th Armored Division

Soldier on left is Sgt. Stephen Shevlin from same Company C as Cpl. Karwoski,
a few weeks before he and Karwoski died.

Albin S. Karwoski could have been 100 years old today. 

He was born on March 1, 1917 in Connecticut. His parents were both born in Poland. His father was a machine hand working in a lock shop. Albin had an older brother. By 1940 Albin had completed a grammar school education and worked as a mechanic and repairman.

Albin joined the army on February 18, 1942 and became a Tec 5.

Cpl. Karwoski was a rifleman in Company C, 23rd Armored Infantry Battalion, 7th Armored Division. He died on September 1, 1944 when his company was on the south side of Exermont, France.

Position of 7th Armored Division on left side of map the week after Cpl. Karwoski was killed.

His remains were returned to be buried at Baltimore National Cemetery.

Thank you Albin for your sacrifice. Let's Earn It for Albin.

On behalf of the fallen, if you would like to see more people become aware of this project to honor the WW2 fallen, be sure to share with others on Twitter, Facebook, etc. Thanks for your interest!

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