William J. Love Jr.
Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
William J. Love Jr. was born in
New York on September 21, 1921. He enlisted in the Army
on February 11, 1942 at Fort McPherson, Georgia. His home of residence was listed as
Fulton County, Georgia, and he listed his civilian occupation as coppersmiths, tinsmiths and
sheet metal workers. He had completed Grammar School and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.
Private First Class Love was
killed in action in Normandy, France, on June 17, 1944
during the attack toward Cherbourg.
William J. Love Jr. was buried
in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #1 at Carentan, France and his remains were later returned to
the United States where he was interred in Georgia on October 29, 1948.
Marietta National Cemetery
Plot: Section G, 8316-D
Grave marker for William J. Love Jr.
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