Gaul, James, LT

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Last Rank
Lieutenant
Last Primary NEC
114X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Special Operations
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1944-1945, Prisoner of War
Service Years
1942 - 1945
Lieutenant
Lieutenant

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1911
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Pittsburgh

Casualty Date
Jan 26, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Intentional Homicide
Location
Austria
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Tortured and executed by the German SS while serving with WWII Special Forces Group (OSS).

Inserted on special operation to supply Slovak partisans in Tatra Mountains, Oct. 1944. Captured by Germans in Nov. '44. Executed at Mauthausen Concentration Camp (Austria), Jan. 1945.
   
Comments/Citation
Harvard PhD - Anthropology

Spoke six languages.
   
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Basic Parachutist

 
 Duty Stations
US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)Prisoner of War
  1942-1945, US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)
  1944-1945, Prisoner of War
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Leyte Campaign (1944)2
 Colleges Attended 
Harvard University
  1936-1940, Harvard University
 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  2018, World War II Fallen
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