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Walter W. Huhne U.S. Army WWII
Walter W. Huhne U.S. Army WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 6/9/1922
Died On: 4/5/1963
Street Address: 135 Locust Avenue
Service Number: 42041360
Branch of Service: U.S. Army - HQ Company, 534 Engineer Boat & Shore Regiment

Veteran Code: USARMY-303


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Walter W. Huhne

Walter W. Huhne was born in New York in 1922. In Rye his family lived at 135 Locust Avenue. Walter was a Rye High School Graduate, Class of 1940. He enlisted and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

4TH ENGINEER AMPHIBIAN BRIGADE HQ Company, 534 Engineer Boat & Shore Regiment
Engineer Special Brigades were amphibious forces of the United States Army developed during World War II. Initially designated engineer amphibian brigades, they were redesignated engineer special brigades in 1943. The 2nd, 3rd and 4th Engineer Special Brigades were assigned to the Southwest Pacific Area, and participated in the campaigns in the Bismarck Archipelago, New Guinea, Leyte, Luzon, the Southern Philippines and Borneo campaign.


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