Fred D. Coleman

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 10/07/1944

 

 

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
as Protestant.

Coleman was promoted from Private to Sergeant on the battlefield in France on June 16, 1944.
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.

 

 

Burial:
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Henri-Chapelle
Liege, Belgium
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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