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Edward G. Rabe

Rabe
Born 1917
Died May 4, 1944,  Anzio, Italy
Service Branch Army
Rank Corporal
Rating or Job Infantryman
Unit 5th Army
Campaign WWII - North Africa, Sicily & Anzio
Military Citations Purple Heart
Honors  
Family Mother: Laura E. Henry
Sisters: Viola, Mildred, Clarice
Brothers: Robert, Louis, Woodrow
Wife: Jean
Daughters: Billie Jean, Donna Marie

 

Descendent of German immigrants during gold rush. Homesteaded on Rabe Road near Feather River.

Notes

Edward Rabe's Purple Heart medal was part of an estate sale when his sister and her husband died.

Sources

Mercury-Register

Jon Dray of Berkhamsted, England: Purple Heart photo

Mementos

Rabe news article Rabe news articleRabe's Purple Heart