Burgess H. Hadley

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 12/03/1944



Burgess H. Hadley was born in Visalia, Tulare County, California on September 1, 1924.

He was drafted into the Army on June 21, 1943 at Fresno, California. His home of residence was listed
as Tulare County, California and his civilian occupation was listed as student. He had completed four years
of High School and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.

(Note: Robert S. Rush, PhD Historian to the Office of the Surgeon General of the Army
writes that according to the Morning Report for Company B of November 18, 1944
Private Burgess H. Hadley was assigned to the 22nd Infantry from the 92nd Replacement
Depot on that date. CSM Rush further writes that in the Morning Report for November 29, 1944
Burgess H. Hadley was promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant on that date.)

Staff Sergeant Hadley was killed in action inGermany, on the last day of the 22nd Infantry's participation
in the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest, just as the Regiment was being relieved.



Burgess H. Hadley 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 California.

Visalia Public Cemetery
Tulare County
Plot: Sec. F, Track 1, Tier 12, Grave 4


Grave marker for Burgess H. Hadley

Photo by Phil & Beth Hutson from the Find A Grave website




Grave marker for Burgess H. Hadley

Photo by Phil & Beth Hutson from the Find A Grave website







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