Arthur F. Figueroa
Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Arthur F. Figueroa was born in
California on October 10, 1925. He was drafted into the Army
on January 10, 1944 at Los Angeles, California. His home of residence was listed as San Diego,
California and his civilian occupation was listed as Skilled Occupations in Slaughtering and in
Preparation of Meat Products. He had completed two years of High School and was single
with no dependents. His religion was listed as Catholic.
Private First Class Figueroa died of wounds received in action in Germany on April 3, 1945.
Arthur F. Figueroa was
originally buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Saint Avold Cemetery, Metz, France in Block ZZ Row 19 Grave 120 and his remains were later
returned to the United States where he was interred in California on February 3, 1949.
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
San Diego County
Plot: M, 221
Grave marker for Arthur F. Figueroa
Photo by Linda Claxton from the Find A Grave website
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