Francis O. Hoffman

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/22/1944

 

 

Francis O. Hoffman was born in Maryland on September 15, 1918. He was drafted into the Army on June 4, 1941
at Richmond, Virginia. He listed his home of residence as the District of Columbia, and his civilian occupation
as file clerk. He had completed four years of High School and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Catholic.

Staff Sergeant Hoffman was killed in action in France, during the battle for Cherbourg,
on June 22, 1944.

 

Above: Press release of the award of the Bronze Star Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster
to Staff Sergeant Francis O. Hoffman. SSG Hoffman is at the bottom.

U.S. War Department Press Releases and Related Records, 1942-1945

 

 

 

Francis O. Hoffman was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Arlington National Cemetery.

Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia
Plot: Sec: 12, Site: 4571

 

Grave marker for Francis O. Hoffman

Photo by Anne Cady from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 


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