Re: Did you know Pfc John Frederick Lee Neuroth
Katie - First of all, God Bless your grandfather for his sacrifice. Since he was KIA, the materials at the Records Center here in St. Louis would probably be quite scarce to begin with ( discharge papers are the most frequently requested documents). True, records were destroyed in the fire, but those records are reconstructed many times thru the Va and other sources.
Contact the Reconstruction Unit. They are usually quite helpful.
The material you'll need to possibly find out details of the action in which he died is oftentimes included in the Individual Deceased Personnel File. Go to #2112 on this message board for ordering instructions. ( Thanks Bob!).
Since you have access to the internet, simply do a search for " 80th Infantry Division" . You'll surely have several sites to visit. The 80th Div. Association likely has a reunion annually ( my father's 90th Div. has had one every year since the end of WWI).Feel free to e-mail me directly if you wish. I visit the Records Center several times a year ( 15 min. away) and copy microfilmed Morning Reports for vets /family members. Your grandfather's KIA notice likely appears on the report for the day he was killed.Norm