Robert T. Diaz
Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Robert T. Diaz was born in New
York on October 31, 1916. He enlisted in the National Guard on
October 15, 1940 at New York City, New York. His home of residence was listed as Queens, New York,
and his civilian occupation was listed as tailor. He had completed two years of High School and was
single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Catholic.
He took training in the United States in Company B 165th Infantry at Camp McClellan, Alabama.
Technical Sergeant Diaz was
killed in action in Normandy, France, during the battle for the
town of Periers,
on July 9, 1944.
Robert T. Diaz was buried in the
temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France and his remains were later
returned to the United States where he was interred in New York on
September 9, 1948.
Long Island National Cemetery
Plot: H, 9908
Grave marker for Robert T. Diaz
Photo by GLENN from the Find A Grave website
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