Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Lee Gay was born on January 29,
1917 in Evangeline, Acadia Parish, Louisiana. He was drafted
into the Army on May 28, 1941 at Jacksonville Army Air Force Base, Jacksonville, Florida.
His home of residence was listed as Acadia Parish, Louisiana and his civilian occupation
was listed as Farm hands, general farms. He had completed grammar school and was single
with no dependents. His religion was listed as Catholic.
PFC Gay was killed in action in
France, during 1st Battalion's attack against the
German coastal batteries at Crisbecq.
Selective Service Registration Card (Draft card) for Lee Gay
Louisiana Veterans Honor Medal
Lee gay 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 Louisiana.
Saint Jules Cemetery
The grave of Lee Gay
Photo by Tracey Reed from the Find A Grave website
Home | Photos | Battles & History | Current |
Rosters & Reports | Medal of Honor | Killed in Action |
Personnel Locator | Commanders | Station List | Campaigns |
Honors | Insignia & Memorabilia | 4-42 Artillery | Taps |
What's New | Editorial | Links |