Buford William Edenfield

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/14/1944

 

 

Buford W. Edenfield was born in Florida in 1919. (The date of his birth is listed in different accounts
as March 29, March 30 or May 29.)

He was drafted into the Army on February 21, 1941 at Camp Blanding, Florida. His home of residence
was listed as Jackson County, Florida and his civilian occupation was listed as
Farm Hands,
General Farms. He had completed grammar school and was single with no dependents.

He appears to have taken training in Company L 124th Infantry in the United States.

PFC Edenfield was killed in action in Normandy, France, on June 14, 1944, during
the attack against the Quineville ridge.

 

 

Buford W. Edenfield 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 Florida.

Burial:
Shady Grove Cemetery
Grand Ridge
Jackson County
Florida, USA

 

Grave marker for Buford W. Edenfield

Photo by Alton & Loudonia from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 


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