Edward J. Gaines
Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Edward J. Gaines was born in
Massachusetts on June 20, 1919. He enlisted in the Army (A.U.S.)
on March 2, 1942 at Boston, Massachusetts. His home of residence was listed
as Middlesex County, Massachusetts and his civilian occupation was listed as
Clerks, General Office. He had completed four years of High School and was
single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Catholic.
Private Gaines was killed in
action in Germany during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest
on November 28, 1944.
Edward J. Gaines was buried in
the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Henri-Chapelle Cemetery, Eupen, Belgium and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Massachusetts.
Oak Grove Cemetery
Final burial information from the Find A Grave website
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