Herman Cohen

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 07/09/1944

 

 

Herman Cohen was born in Delaware on September 20, 1918. He was drafted into the Army
on February 20, 1941. His home of residence was listed as Bergen County, New Jersey
and his civilian occupation was listed as stock clerk. He had completed three years of
High School and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Hebrew.

Sergeant Cohen was killed in action in France
on July 9, 1944 in the vicinity of Neuville.

He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal in 4th Division General Orders # 80
dated 29 October 1944.

 

 

Herman Cohen 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 Delaware.

Burial:
Jewish Community Cemetery
Wilmington
New Castle County
Delaware

 

Grave marker for Herman Cohen

Photo by Jennifer from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

Monument with Herman Cohen's name on it (left column)

Photo by deldean from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 


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