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This Day in Norwood History-October 5, 1945-Norwood Combat Veteran Sgt. Juskiewicz Killed in Crash in Germany

Shoulder sleeve insignia of General Patton’s (Wikipedia)

Sgt Juskiewicz Meets In Truck

Held Three Battle Stars For Action With Patton’s 3rd

Sgt. , ., 27-year-old. Infantry soldier who battled through Germany with Patton’s Third Army, was killed in a motor vehicle accident in Germany on September 18th, according to a telegram received from the War Department yesterday by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Witold J. Juskiewicz, of 54 Hillside avenue.

Sgt Juskiewicz is reported to have met death in n truck mishap which occurred during reconnaissance convoy duty outside of Camp Schwandorf. Germany. No further details were available.

A of nearly four years of service in the U. S. Army, Sgt. Juskiewicz had been overseas since last September, serving with the 915th Field Artillery of the Third Army. He held three battle stars and the Infantryman’s Combat Badge.

He received his training at Camp Croft, S. C.; Fort Knox, Ky., and Camp Polk. La.

Sgt. Juskiewicz was born in Lowell and attended in Norwood. Previous to entering the service, he was employed at .

Besides his parents. Sgt. Juskie- wicz leaves a sister, Stella, who is employed at Winslow Brothers, and a brother. , who is a student at the .

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