Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Ralph Delp was born in Sterling Township, Whiteside County, Illinois on March 9, 1919.
In the records of the 22nd
Infantry he listed his home of residence as Rock Falls, Whiteside
His religion was listed as Protestant.
Corporal Delp was killed in
action in Normandy, France, during 1st Battalion's
attack against the German coastal battery at Crisbecq on June 7, 1944.
Ralph Delp was originally buried
in the temporary military cemetery at Sainte Mere Eglise
Cemetery #1 at Carentan, France in Block I Row 3 Grave 44. His remains were later
reinterred in the permanent cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer most likely in 1948 when the
temporary cemeteries were shut down.
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement du Calvados
Plot E Row 9 Grave 10
Grave marker for
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