Fred D. Coleman
Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Fred D. Coleman was born in
Georgia in 1918. He enlisted in the Regular Army for service
in Alaska on October 10, 1940 at Fort McClellan, Alabama. His home of residence was listed as
Polk County, Tennessee and his civilian occupation was listed as Farm Hands, General Farms.
He had completed grammar school and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed
Coleman was promoted from
Private to Sergeant on the battlefield in France on June 16,
He was promoted to Staff Sergeant on June 27, 1944.
Technical Sergeant Coleman was
killed in action on the Belgian-German border
on October 7, 1944.
He was awarded the Silver Star
Medal in 4th Division General Orders # 90
dated 16 December 1944.
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot D Row 2 Grave 14
Grave marker for Fred D. Coleman
Photo by Des Philippet from the Find A Grave website
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