Ray H. Larson
Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
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.
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement du Calvados
Plot: Plot F Row 27 Grave 21
Grave marker for Ray H. Larson
Photo by Frogman
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