Ralph R. Greer
Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
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
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.
Zoar United Methodist Church Cemetery
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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