Joseph L. Kessler

Headquarters Company 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

DOW 06/27/1944

 

 

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.

Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot C Row 28 Grave 40

 

     

Grave marker for Joseph L. Kessler

Photo by Frogman
from the
Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 


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