Melvin Arthur Geiger

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 11/28/1944

 

 

 

Melvin A. Geiger was born in 1912 in Birdsboro, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

He listed his home of residence as Berks, Pennsylvania. He was married to
Grace Anna Godwin and had one son, John.

Private Geiger was killed in action in Germany during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest.

 

 

Burial:
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Henri-Chapelle
Liege, Belgium
Plot: Plot F Row 9 Grave 41

 

     

Grave marker for Melvin A. Geiger

Photo by Des Philippet from the

Find A Grave website

 

 

Geiger Family monument in
Robeson Lutheran Church Cemetery
Plowville
Berks County
Pennsylvania

 

Melvin Geiger's name is inscribed
on the family monument with the
notation that he is buried in Belgium.
On the monument he is incorrectly
noted as being a member of Company C.

 

Photo by lkstimeling
from the Find A Grave website

     

 

 

 

 

 


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