Stephen F. Byers

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/22/1944

 

 

Stephen F. Byers was born in Connecticut On January 11, 1915. He was drafted into the Army
on February 8, 1943 at Hartford Connecticut. His home of residence was listed as
Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut and his civilian occupation was listed as
Managers And Officials. He had completed grammar school and was separated
with dependents. His religion was listed as Catholic.

Private Byers was killed in action in France in the vicinity of Gonneville,
during the attack toward Cherbourg. He was originally listed as missing in
action and on August 11, 1944 his status was changed to killed in action
with the date of June 22, 1944.

 

 

Stephen F. Byers was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Connecticut.

Burial:
Saint John the Baptist Greek Catholic Cemetery
Stratford
Fairfield County
Connecticut

 

 

 

Burial information from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 


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