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Majewski, Edward T (1921-1945)

Edward T. Majewski
b: 1921 - d: 13 Apr 1945

Approximately two weeks after returning to active duty, having recovered from wounds previously received in action, PFC. Edward T. Majewski, 23, was killed in action on Negros Island on April 13th, according to a telegram from the War Department received this morning by Mrs. Henry Lenihan, 412 State Street. PFC. Majewski was wounded on Feb. 7 while participating in the Battle of Luzon, for which he was awarded the Purple Heart Medal, and was hospitalized in a base hospital in the South Pacific. When he returned to duty, he was assigned a member of Company K, 160th Infantry.

Leaving Medina on October 24, 1940, with Company F, 108th Infantry, PFC. Majewski trained at Fort McClellan, Ala., Riverside and Fort Ord, California, going overseas to Hawaii in February 1942. After serving for one year on that Island, he was sent to New Britain, and in January of this year went to the Philippines, where he participated in various battles in that area. He served the entire time with Company F, until early in April, when he returned to service and was transferred to K Company. In writing of his wounds received at Luzon, to Mrs. Lenihan, PFC. Majewski stated: "Before I was wounded I accounted for six dead Japs and two probables, so this compensates me somewhat for the wound I received from them."

Born in Medina, he and his brother, Seaman First Class Raymond Majewski, USNR, had made their homes with Mr. & Mrs. Henry Lenihan for the past fifteen years. PFC. Majewski left Medina High School in 1940, in his senior year, to go with Company F.

Surviving besides his brother, Seaman Raymond Majewski, who is serving in the South Pacific, are several other brothers.

Buried at Fort McKinley, Manila, Philippines.