Richard W. Kreiser

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/22/1944

 

 

 

Richard W. Kreiser was born in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania on September 5, 1923.

He was drafted into the Army at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on February 15, 1943.
He had completed High School, listed his civilian occupation as Weavers, Textile, and was
single without any dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private Kreiser was killed in action in Normandy, France, near the village of Gonneville,
during the attack on Cherbourg on June 22, 1944.

 

 

Richard W. Kreiser was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #1 at Carentan, France in Block P Row 1 Grave 5 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 E Row 13 Grave 39

 

Grave marker for Richard W. Kreiser

Photo by Woose from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top photo by Joel Frampton Gilfert from the Find A Grave website maintained by: Mike Blantz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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