Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
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
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.
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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