Harry Otto Birx Jr.
PVT in 406th Engineer Combat Co
Military occupational specialty: 189 (rigger)
Born 1923 in PA, Died 1984
County of enlistment: Pittsburgh, PA
United States Army, European Theatre of Operations
Occupation before the war: semiskilled warehousing, storekeeping, handling, loading, unloading, and related occupations, n.e.c.
Harry Birx was born in Pittsburgh on March 21, 1923. When he filled out his draft card in 1942, he was working at the Pennsylvania Railroad freight station in Pittsburgh.
He enlisted on October 5, 1942, and was released on October 21, 1945. He spent a little over a year (May 1944-July 1945) overseas.
When he returned he went back to work for the railroad, since his obituary says he was a retired railroad employee.
He died on February 3, 1984, in Pittsburgh.
Pennsylvania Veteran Compensation Record
Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Card
Find a Grave death record (includes brief obituary)