Richard W. Kreiser
Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
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.
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement du Calvados
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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