Andrew Thomas Loya

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 11/28/1944

 

 

Andrew T. Loya was born in Addison, Vermont in 1919. He was drafted into the Army
on May 20, 1944 at Fort Devens, Massachusetts. His home of residence was
listed as Schenectady County, New York and his civilian occupation was listed
as Farm Hands, General Farms. He had completed grammar school and was married in 1939.
His religion was listed as Catholic.

Private Loya was killed in action in Germany during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest.
He was originally listed as Missing In Action on November 28 and his status was changed to
Killed In Action.

 

 

The entry for Andrew T. Loya in the casualty lists of the 22nd Infantry for the month of November 1944.
His initial entry was Missing and later changed to Killed In Action.

Courtesy of John Tomawski

 

 

 


Article by pixiedustdreams78 from Ancestry.com

 

 

 

Private Andrew Loya's decorations

 

 

 

Andrew T. Loya was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Henri-Chapelle Cemetery, Eupen, Belgium in Block I I Row 1 Grave 17 and was moved to the permanent
cemetery at Hamm, Luxembourg, most likely in 1948 when the temporary cemeteries were shut down.

Burial:
Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial
Hamm
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Plot G Row 4 Grave 30

 

Grave marker for Andrew T. Loya

Photo by a2 from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

Top photo by pixiedustdreams78 from Ancestry.com

 

 

 

 

 

 


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