Benjamin C. Folger

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/24/1944

 

 

Benjamin C. Folger was born in North Carolina on September 24, 1909. He was drafted into the Army on April 21, 1942,
at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He listed his home of residence as Surry County, North Carolina, and his
civilian occupation as Paymasters, Payroll clerks and timekeepers. He had completed four years of High School,
and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private Folger was killed in action during the attack on Cherbourg, France, on June 24, 1944.

 

 

 

Benjamin C. Folger was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Arlington National Cemetery.

Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: 12, Site: 1962

 

Grave marker of Benjamin C. Folger

Photo by Anne Cady from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

The grave of Benjamin C. Folger in Arlington National Cemetery

Photo by Anne Cady from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 


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