Max Croy

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/08/1944



Max Croy was born on September 5, 1920.

His home of residence was listed in 22nd Infantry records as Toledo, Illinois.
His religion was listed as Protestant.

One account states he entered the Army on June 6, 1940 at Decatur, Illinois.

He had been with the 22nd Infantry since its days at Fort Gordon, Georgia
where he was a Sergeant with Company A.

Technical Sergeant Croy was killed in action in Normandy, France, two days after the D-Day landing,
during the attacks by 1st Battalion against the German fortified battery of Crisbecq.




Max Croy was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #1 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Illinois.


Drummond Cemetery
Cumberland County
Illinois, USA


Grave marker for Max Croy

Photo by Cheryl Behrend from the Find A Grave website







Top photo by Rev. Dale Sims from the Find A Grave website








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