Ralph G. Licence

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 07/10/1944



Ralph G. Licence was born in York, Ontario, Canada in 1913.
(His enlistment record gives his year of birth as 1912.)

He was drafted into the Army on March 3, 1941 at Jamaica, New York. At the time of his induction
he was an American citizen. His home of residence was listed as Long Island, Nassau County,
New York and his civilian occupation was listed as Musicians And Teachers Of Music.
He had completed four years of High School and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Catholic.

Private First Class Licence was killed in action in France, in the area of La Maugerie, on July 10, 1944.


Newspaper photo of Ralph G. Licence

Photo by Anonymous from the Find A Grave website




Ralph G. Licence was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France in Block H Row 6 Grave 110 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
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot B Row 20 Grave 44



Grave marker for

Ralph. G. Licence

Photo by

John Tomawski


Andreia Lino









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