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187th ECB Simon H. Chaires

187th ECB Simon H. Chaires

Simon H Chaires

On April 7, 1945, Private First Class Chaires was declared a casualty of World War II.  He served with honor in the United States Army.  He is remembered by the people of New Mexico.  May his positive example inspire us. Working together towards peace, mutual respect, and equality for all. World War II New Mexico

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This Profile ID88491
Service ID38578225
NameSimon H Chaires
FromDeming, Luna County, New Mexico
Birth DateNovember 5, 1912
Casualty DateApril 7, 1945
WarWorld War II
Service BranchArmy
RankPrivate First Class
Unit/Group187th Engineer Combat Battalion
Casualty TypeDOW - Died of Wounds
BurialPlot O Row 6 Grave 4, Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands
Notable Awards
 Purple Heart
RememberedSimon H Chaires is buried or memorialized at Plot O Row 6 Grave 4, Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands. This is an American Battle Monuments Commission location.
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Commendations Awards

World War II Victory Medal  Purple Heart  American Campaign Medal Army Presidential Unit Citation  Army Good Conduct Medal European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign

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