World War II
|Unit||325th Glider Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division|
|Rank||Staff Sergeant U.S. Army|
|Entered Service From||Illinois|
|Date of Death||October 3 1945|
Tablets of the Missing
Bronze Star, Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster
Through the work of the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, the remains of Staff Sergeant Gerald R. Helms were accounted for in 2021. His name is permanently inscribed on the “Tablets of the Missing” at the Netherlands American Cemetery.