Ward Samuel Hewitt

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 03/02/1945

 

 

Ward S. Hewitt was born in Leroy, Genesee County, New York on May 10, 1921. He was drafted
into the Army on May 10, 1944 at Fort Dix, New Jersey. His home of residence was listed as
Erie County, New York, and his civilian occupation was listed as Skilled Occupations In The
Manufacture Of Miscellaneous Products. He had completed four years of High School
and was married in 1940. His religion was listed as Protestant.

 

From the Perry Herald, Perry, New York Wednesday November 22, 1944

Courtesy of Julien Woestyn

 

 

PFC Hewitt was killed in action in Germany, in the vicinity of Bruhlborn,
on March 2, 1945.

 

 

 

From the Perry Herald, Perry, New York Wednesday March 21, 1945

Courtesy of Julien Woestyn

 

 

From the Buffalo Courier-Express, Buffalo, New York Tuesday May 8, 1945

Courtesy of Julien Woestyn

 

 

From the Perry Record, Perry, New York Thursday May 19, 1949

Courtesy of Julien Woestyn

 

 

 

From the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Friday May 20, 1949

Courtesy of Julien Woestyn

 

 

 

Ward S. Hewitt was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Foy Cemetery, Bastogne, Belgium and some time later his remains
were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in New York.

Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Perry
Wyoming County
New York

 

Grave marker for Ward S. Hewitt

Photo by Jim and Elizabeth from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

Grave monument for Ward S. Hewitt

Photo by Jim and Elizabeth from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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