Matthew L. Gorczyca

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

DOW 07/10/1944



Matthew L. Gorczyca was born in New York on January 28, 1919. He was drafted
into the Army on September 27, 1943 at Buffalo, New York. His home of residence
was listed as Lackawanna, Erie County, New York and his civilian occupation was
listed as Skilled Mechanics And Repairmen. He had completed two years of college
and was single with dependents. His religion was listed as Catholic.

Private Gorczyca died of wounds received in action in France during the fighting in the
hedgerow countryside of Normandy.



Matthew L. Gorczyca was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France. His remains were returned to the United States
in July 1948 and he was reinterred on July 9, 1948 at Lackawanna, New York.


Obituary for Matthew L. Gorczyca
From the
Lackawanna Leader Thursday July 8, 1948

Courtesy of Julien Woestyn




Card of Thanks published in the newspaper from Matthew L. Gorczyca's family.
From the
Lackawanna Leader Thursday July 15, 1948

Courtesy of Julien Woestyn




Holy Cross Cemetery
Erie County
New York, USA




Burial information from the Find A Grave website






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