John M. Gray

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/14/1944

 

 

John M. Gray was born in New York in 1916. He was drafted into the Army
on May 12, 1942 at Fort Jay, Governors Island, New York. His home of residence
was listed as Yonkers, New York and his civilian occupation was listed as Clerks,
General Office. He had completed one year of college and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.

Technician Grade 5 Gray was killed in action in France during 1st Battalion's attack
against the Quineville ridge.

 

 

John M. Gray was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France in Block E Row 6 Grave 104 and was moved to the permanent
cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, most likely in 1948 when the temporary cemeteries were shut down.

 

Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot A Row 16 Grave 11

 

Grave marker for John M. Gray

Photo by John Tomawski and Andreia Lino

 

 

 

 

 


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