Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Louie Hernandez was born in
Colorado in 1919. He was drafted into the Army
on November 24, 1942 at Denver, Colorado. His home of residence was listed
as Gill, Colorado, and his civilian occupation was listed as Farm Hands, General Farms.
He had completed one year of High School and was single with dependents. His religion
was listed as Catholic.
Private First Class Hernandez
was killed in action in France, during 1st Battalion's attack
the Quineville Ridge on June 14, 1944.
Louie Hernandez was buried in
the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France in Block B Row 7 Grave 130 and was moved to the permanent
cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, most likely in 1948 when the temporary cemeteries were shut down.
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement du Calvados
Plot: Plot F Row 18 Grave 40
Grave marker for Louie Hernandez
Photo by Frogman
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