Frank Phillip Koontz
Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Frank P. Koontz was born in Ft. Wayne, Allen County, Indiana on December 14, 1923.
He was drafted into the Army on
May 4, 1943 at Gadsen, Alabama. At the time he was drafted
he listed his home of residence as Houston County, Alabama and his civilian occupation as student.
At the time of his death his home of residence was listed as Huntington County, Indiana.
He had completed three years of High School and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.
Koontz was assigned to Company B
22nd Infantry as a Private First Class on June 17, 1944.
He was one of 25 enlisted men assigned to the Company as replacements on that date.
Private First Class Koontz was killed in action in France during the attack against Cherbourg on June 25, 1944.
Frank P. Koontz was buried in
the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Blossville Cemetery at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Indiana.
Plot: Cir 21
Final burial information from the Find A Grave website
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