Frank Phillip Koontz

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/25/1944

 

 

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.

Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Roanoke
Huntington County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Cir 21

 

 

 

 

Final burial information from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 


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