Douglas B. Footit

a_footit_college2_thumbnailA postwar portrait of Douglas Footit,
at UMass Amherst, 1950.

NAME:
Douglas Bernard Footit
NICKNAME:
Doug
SERVICE NUMBER:
460495
HOME OF RECORD:
Springfield, MA
NEXT OF KIN:
Parents, William & Gertrude Footit
DATE OF BIRTH:
12/5/1923
SERVICE DATES:
11/20/1942 – 10/9/1945
DATE OF DEATH:
1/21/2002
CAMPAIGN UNIT MOS RATE RESULT
Roi-Namur A/1/24 745 PFC
Saipan A/1/24 746 PFC WIA
Tinian A/1/24 746 PFC SICK
Iwo Jima A/1/24 737 Corporal WIA
INDIVIDUAL DECORATIONS:
Purple Heart with Gold Star
LAST KNOWN RANK:
Corporal

Biography coming soon.

Doug Footit almost didn't make it overseas. Article from The Gazette and Daily (York, PA) 23 August 1943.
Doug Footit almost didn’t make it overseas. Article from The Gazette and Daily (York, PA) 23 August 1943.