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John Swain Zynsky
Born (1923-01-13)January 13, 1923
Died January 22, 2006(2006-01-22) (aged 83)
Place of birth Boston, Massachusetts
Place of death Lynnfield, Massachusetts
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1943-c. 1945
Rank Corporal
Unit Medical Detachment, 274th Infantry Regiment, 70th Infantry Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Bronze Star Medal

John Swain Zynsky (13 January 1923 in Boston, Massachusetts - 22 January 2006 in Lynnfield, Massachusetts) was an American Corporal in the United States Army during World War II.

Early life[edit | edit source]

John was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 13, 1923 to Michael J. and Mary C. Zynsky. His parents were of Canadian and Polish descent. He also had a sister (Jane C.).[1]

Military service[edit | edit source]

John enlisted in the United States Army from Boston, Massachusetts on April 12, 1943 (ASN: 31310064).[2] He served in World War II with a Medical Detachment that was part of the 274th Infantry Regiment, 70th Infantry Division. He was eventually discharged.

Death[edit | edit source]

John passed away on January 22, 2006 in Lynnfield, Massachusetts. He was buried in the Forest Glen Cemetery in Reading, Massachusetts.[3]

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