John J. Lynch Jr.

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 11/28/1944

 

 

John J. Lynch Jr. was born in New York on April 5, 1920. He was drafted into the Army
on May 22, 1944 at Fort Devens, Massachusetts. His home of residence was listed as
New Haven County, Conntecticut and his civilian occupation was listed as Skilled Occupations
In Electroplating, Galvanizing, And Related Processes. He had completed three years of
High School and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Catholic.

Private Lynch was killed in action in Germany during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest
on November 28, 1944.

 

 

John J. Lynch Jr. was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Henri-Chapelle Cemetery, Eupen, Belgium and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Connecticut.

Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Waterbury
New Haven County
Connecticut

 

 

 

Final burial information from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 


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