Ralph R. Greer

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 12/02/1944

 

 

Ralph R. Greer was born in South Carolina on September 10, 1922. He was drafted into the Army
on June 10, 1943 at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina. His home of residence was listed as
Greer, Greenville County, South Carolina. He had completed grammar school and was married.
His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private Greer was killed in action in Germany during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest
on December 2, 1944.

 

Above: The entry for Ralph R. Greer in the casualty lists of the 22nd Infantry for the month of December 1944.
Note he is listed as Missing In Action (MIA). His status was later changed to Killed In Action.

Courtesy of John Tomawski

 

 

Newspaper article reporting the death of Ralph R. Greer
in the
Greenville News, Greenville, South Carolina Sunday February 4, 1945.

Photo by 50thAIB from the Find A Grave website

 

 

Ralph R. Greer 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 South Carolina.

Burial:
Zoar United Methodist Church Cemetery
Greer
Spartanburg County
South Carolina

 

Grave marker for Ralph R. Greer

Photo by Monica Woodward from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

Top photo from the Greenville News, Greenville, South Carolina Sunday February 4, 1945 by 50thAIB from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 


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