William J. Barbour

Headquarters Company 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/12/1944

 

 

William J. Barbour was born in Connecticut in 1919. He was drafted into the Army
on February 27, 1941 at Albany, New York. His home of residence was listed as Albany, Albany County,
New York, and his civilian occupation was listed as Financial Institution Clerks. He had completed
one year of High School and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.

Technician 5th Grade Barbour was killed in action in France, during the attack toward the Quineville Ridge,
on June 12, 1944.

 

 

William J. Barbour was originally buried in the temporary military cemetery at Sainte Mere Eglise
Cemetery #1 at Carentan, France in Block B Row 9 Grave 176. His remains were later
reinterred in the permanent cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer most likely in 1948 when the
temporary cemeteries were shut down.

 

Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: Plot F Row 24 Grave 30

 

     

Grave marker for William J. Barbour

Photo by Frogman
from the
Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 


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