Edmund M. Sadlock

Belleville Man Killed on Luzon

Edmund Sadlock Was Promoted
To Rank of 1st Lt. Posthumously

(March 22, 1945) -- 2nd Lt. Edmund Sadlock, 28, of Adelaide Street, was killed in action on Luzon in the South Pacific on Feb. 19.

Sadlock went overseas September 1943, three months before his son Edmond was born.

Sadlock, who lived in Belleville since 1931, enlisted in January 1941.

He was commissioned a 2nd Lt. at Fort Benning, Ga., in January 1942.

He served in Hawaii and, New Guinea before going to the Philippines.

At the time of his death, Lt. Sadlock was serving with the 38th Infantry. He had earned the Combat Infantryman's Badge.

He was promoted to the rank of 1st Lieutenant posthumously.

The Belleville Times, March 22, 1945

Second Lieutenant Edmund M. Sadlock, U.S. Army
149th Infantry Regiment, 38th Infantry Division
Entered the Service from: New Jersey
Died: February 19, 1945

Buried at: Plot N Row 3 Grave 26
Manila American Cemetery
Manila, Philippines

Awards: Purple Heart

Source: American Battle Monuments Commission

(June 7, 1945)  -- The Elks gave a medal to Mrs. Edmund M. Sadlock, widow, for her husband, "Elks Medal of Valor" given next week on Flag Day.

The Belleville Times, June 7, 1945


American Battle Monuments Commission

The Belleville Times, March 22, June 7, 1945

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