Joseph L. Kessler
Headquarters Company 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Joseph L. Kessler was born in
Ohio in 1921. He was drafted into the Army on
September 24, 1942 at Cleveland, Ohio. His home of residence was listed as
Mentor, Lake County, Ohio. He had completed grammar school and was single
with no dependents. His religion was listed as Catholic.
Technician 5th Grade Kessler died on June 27, 1944, of wounds received in action in France.
Joseph L. Kessler was buried in
the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France in Block D Row 6 Grave 119 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 C Row 28 Grave 40
Grave marker for Joseph L. Kessler
Photo by Frogman
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