Francis Archambeault

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

MIA/FOD 12/03/1944

 

 

Francis Archambeault was born in Newmarkert, New Hampshire on September 5, 1925.

He was drafted into the Army on November 9, 1943 at Manchester, New Hampshire. His home of residence
was listed as Rockingham County, New Hampshire and his civilian occupation was listed as Semiskilled
occupations in manufacture of boots and shoes. He had completed grammar school and was single with
dependents. His religion was listed as Catholic.

 

Pvt Francis Archambeault has been missing in action in Germany since December 3, according to word received
by his mother, Mrs. Emma Archambeault of Wadleighs Falls road.

Private Archambeault attended Newmarket schools and entered the service in the fall of 1943. A member of the infantry,
he received training at Fort Devens, Massachusetts and Camp Butner, North Carolina. After going overseas in the summer
of 1944, he was stationed somewhere in Scotland, before going to Germany. Another brother, Felix, also is stationed in France.
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Private Archambeault was listed as missing in action in Germany during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest
on December 3, 1944. His status was later changed to Finding Of Death, declared dead on December 4, 1945.
When declared dead, the place of his death was officially noted as "in the vicinity of Gey, Germany."

 

The entry for Francis Archambeault in the casualty lists of the 22nd Infantry for the month of December 1944.

Courtesy of John Tomawski

 

 

 

The name of Francis Archambeault is inscribed on the Tablets of the Missing at the

Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial
Margraten
Eijsden-Margraten Municipality
Limburg, Netherlands
Plot: Tablets Of The Missing

 

The name of Francis Archambeault inscribed on the Tablets of the Missing
at the Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial

Photo by Fred from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

¹ From the Fields of Honor Database website

 

 

 

 

 

 


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