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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

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

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.


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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