Edward J. Borgna

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 07/08/1944

 

Edward J. Borgna was born in California on September 29, 1923. He was drafted into the Army
on December 30, 1942 at San Francisco, California. His home of residence was listed as Alameda
County, California and his civilian occupation was listed as bakery products occupations. He had
completed two years of High School and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed
as Catholic.

Private Borgna was killed in action in France, during the attack toward the town of Periers,
on July 8, 1944.

 

Edward J. Borgna was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France and later his remains were
returned to the United States where he was interred in California
on August 9, 1948.

 

Burial:
Golden Gate National Cemetery
San Bruno
San Mateo County
California
Section C Grave 231

 

Grave marker for Edward J. Borgna
The Division is incorrectly marked on the headstone.

Photo by Tom Brocher from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 


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