FIRST CLASS CHESTER GDOWIK, the son of Ludwik and Mary Gdowik of 947 Jackson
Street, Camden NJ, was born on February 2, 1923. He attended St.
Joseph's Parochial School in Camden and Camden County Vocational
Technical School in Pennsauken NJ. An active athlete, he participated in
various track, football, and basketball games. He worked in
the machine shop at the New York Shipbuilding Corporation shipyards in
Camden before his induction into the Army
He worked in the machine shop at the New York Shipbuilding Corporation shipyards in Camden before his induction into the Army
being called up, Chester Gdowik trained at Fort Dix NJ, and Camp
Croft at Spartanburg SC, before being assigned to the 6th Armored
Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored
Division. Private Gdowik saw active duty in North Africa and in Italy,
where he was killed in action on May 25, 1944.
Chester Gdowik was survived by his parents, and his brother John. . His death was reported in the August 24, 1944 edition of the Camden Courier-Post.
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Chester Gdowik, is located at the
St. Joseph Parish of South Camden NJ WWII MEMORIAL,
at Cooper River Park, Route 130 North and Park Dive, in Pennsauken, NJ.
Courier-Post * May 26, 2001
article by Stan Bednarczyk
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