John J. Lynch Jr.
Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
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.
New Haven County
Final burial information from the Find A Grave website
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