Richard Clarence Kofoed
Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Richard C. Kofoed was born in Cook County, Illinois on April 30, 1925.
His home of residence was listed as Cook County, Illinois.
PFC Kofoed was killed in action
in Germany during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest
on December 3, 1944.
Above: The entry for Richard C. Kofoed in the casualty lists of the 22nd Infantry for the month of December 1944.
Courtesy of John Tomawski
Chicago Tribune Apr 15, 1948:
Pvt. Richard C. Kofoed killed in action in Germany, Dec 3, 1944 Son of Laura Hupka and the late Clarence L. Kofoed.
Stepson of Milton Hupka. Grandson of the late Dr. H.J. and Carrie M. Kofoed. Interment Montrose cemetery
Richard C. Kofoed 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 Illinois in 1948.
Final burial information and newspaper abstract from the Find A Grave website
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