Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
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.
Jewish Community Cemetery
New Castle County
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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