Dewey Charles Kimberlin

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 12/02/1944

 

 

Dewey C. Kimberlin was born in Culleoka, Collin County, Texas on January 30, 1921.

He was drafted into the Army on April 21, 1944. His home of residence was listed
as Cass County, Texas and his civilian occupation was listed as farm hands, general farms.
He had completed grammar school and was married. His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private Dewey C. Kimberlin was killed in action in Germany during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest,
on December 2, 1944.

 

 

From the Find A Grave website:

Killed in action on 2 December, 1944, when his unit was ambushed while transporting prisoners near
Grasshaw, Germany. His body was sent home in 1948; he is buried at the Wilson Chapel Cemetery in Princeton.

(Ed., the above location is actually Grosshau, Germany.)

 

 

Dewey C. Kimberlin was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Henri-Chapelle Cemetery, Eupen, Belgium and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Texas in 1948.

Burial:
Wilson Chapel Cemetery
Lowry Crossing
Collin County
Texas

 

 

 

 

Photo by Laura Phillips from the Find A Grave website created by: June

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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