PRIVATE ADAM E. PIEKARSKI was born on November 28, 1915 in Camden NJ to Paul and Alexandra Piekarski. As youth, he attended St. Joseph Parochial School and the Bonsall Grammar School. The Piekarksi family lived at 1086 Thurman Street in Camden.
After entering the Army on December 5, 1942, he served with the 102nd Infantry Regiment, at Camp Maxey and Camp Swift TX. He was sent overseas in 1943, and went to fight in the European Theatre of Operations. He was subsequently assigned to the 121st Infantry Regiment. He was killed in action on November 28th, 1944 in Luxembourg, two days short of his 30th birthday.
Private Piekarski was survived by his mother, of 1086 Thurman Street in Camden, two brothers, Stanley and Joseph, and a sister, Mrs. Mary Fischbach.
Adam Piekarski was brought home in 1950. He was buried on April 4, 1950 at St. Joseph's Cemetery in the Chews Landing section of Gloucester Township NJ.
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