Ray H. Larson

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/15/1944

 

 

Ray H. Larson was born in Wisconsin in 1918. He was drafted into the Army on
December 8, 1942 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His home of residence was listed as Luck,
Wisconsin and his civilian occupation was listed as Semiskilled Occupations In Processing
Of Dairy Products. He had completed two years of High School and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private First Class Larson was killed in action in France during 1st Battalion's attack against the Quineville ridge
on June 15, 1944.

 

 

Ray H. Larson was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France in Block D Row 8 Grave 158 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: Plot F Row 27 Grave 2
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Grave marker for Ray H. Larson

Photo by Frogman
from the
Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 


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