Loren Alvin Bast

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 08/02/1944

 

 

Loren A. Bast was born in Kandiyohi, Minnesota on October 10, 1914.

He listed his home of residence as Grandy, Cambridge Township, Isanti County, Minnesota.
His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private First Class Bast was killed in action in France, during Operation Cobra, the breakout from Normandy,
in the vicinity of the town of Les Poelies on August 2, 1944.

 

 

Loren A. Bast was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
La Cambe Cemetery, Isigny, France in Block BD Row 6 Grave 118 and was moved to 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 E Row 4 Grave 13

 

Grave marker for Loren A. Bast

Photo by Frogman from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 


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