Louie Hernandez

Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/14/1944

 

 

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 against
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.

 

Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: Plot F Row 18 Grave 40

 

     

Grave marker for Louie Hernandez

Photo by Frogman
from the
Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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