Michael John Frye
Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Michael J. Frye was born in
Wisconsin in 1923. In one account his date of birth
is listed as April 1924.
He was drafted into the Army on
January 2, 1943 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His home of residence
was listed as Forest County, Wisconsin and his civilian occupation was listed as Unskilled Routemen.
He had completed four years of High School and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed
Frye was assigned as a Private
First Class to Company B 22nd Infantry on June 25, 1944.
He was one of 20 enlisted men assigned to the Company as replacements on that date.
Private First Class Frye was
killed in action in France, during Operation Cobra, the breakout
on August 2, 1944.
Michael J. Frye was buried in
the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
La Cambe Cemetery, Isigny, France in Block BE Row 1 Grave 4 and was moved to the permanent
cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, most likely in 1948 when the temporary cemeteries were shut down.
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement du Calvados
Plot H Row 18 Grave 5
Grave marker for Michael J. Frye
Photo by Mike & Bushy Hartman
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