Loren Alvin Bast
Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
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
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.
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement du Calvados
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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