Peter W. Kogler

Headquarters Company 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/12/1944

 

 

 

Peter W. Kogler was born in New York in 1917. He was drafted into the Army
on May 8, 1942 at Fort Jay, Governors Island, New York. His home of residence
was listed as Long Island, New York and his civilian occupation was listed as
Machinists. He had completed one year of High School and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private First Class Kogler was killed in action in France, during the attack toward the Quineville Ridge,
on June 12, 1944.

 

 

Peter W. Kogler was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #1 at Carentan, France in Block N Row 8 Grave 152 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 G Row 28 Grave 35

 

     

Grave marker for

Peter W. Kogler

Photo by

John Tomawski

and

Andreia Lino

 

 

 

 

 


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