Name: Arthur Thomas Liblit

Military Service Number: 32106069

Neighborhood: Jamaica, Queens

DOB: June 6, 1918

Dates at Queens College: Applied 1937


Date of Induction to Military: March 11, 1941

Military Service Branch: US Army

Rank: Corporal

Unit: Company C, 6th Armed Infantry

Fate: Died January 31, 1943

Awards and Medals:

Honorable Service Lapel

World War II Victory Medal

Purple Heart

European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with 1 Bronze Star

Where Deployed: Sidi Bou Sid, Tunisia

Where Deceased: Sidi Bou Sid, Tunisia

Buried In:


Arthur Liblit served in Company C of the 6th Armed Infantry in Sidi Bou Sid, Tunisia in 1943. While serving in the North African locale, he reached the rank of Corporal and received numerous decorations and awards, including the Purple Heart and the World War II Victory Medal.

On 30th of January 1943, a German Panzer Division attacked Allied forces in a nearby valley and managed to stop reinforcements the next day from driving them back. On that same day, the Allied launched an offensive to the south of Sidi Bou Sid that failed as a result of a command split. Arthur Liblit died 31th of January 1943.


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