Ralph Delp

Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/07/1944

 

 

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 County, Illinois.
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.

Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot E Row 9 Grave 10

 

     

Grave marker for

Ralph Delp

Photo by

John Tomawski

and

Andreia Lino

 

 

 

 

 


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