James L. Finneran

Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

DOW 07/09/1944

 

 

James L. Finneran was born in Rhode Island in 1917. He was drafted into the Army
on July 30, 1942 at Providence, Rhode Island. His home of residence was listed as
Providence, Rhode Island and his civilian occupation was listed as Doorman. He had
completed three years of High School and was single with no dependents. His religion
was listed as Catholic.

Staff Sergeant Finneran died on July 9, 1944 of wounds received in action in France.

 

 

 

James L. Finneran was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France in Block H Row 7 Grave 128 and was moved to 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 A Row 20 Grave 26

 

     

Grave marker for

James L. Finneran

Photo by

John Tomawski

and

Andreia Lino

 

 

 

 

 


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