Alphonse B. Maleskas
Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Alphonse B. Maleskas was born in
Massachusetts in 1921. He was drafted into the Army
on November 11, 1942 at Fort Devens, Massachusetts. His home of residence was
listed as Providence, Worchester County, Massachusetts and his civilian occupation
was listed as Semiskilled Upholsterers. He had completed one year of High School
and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Catholic.
Private First Class Maleskas was
killed in action in France during the attack toward Cherbourg
on June 29, 1944.
Alphonse B. Maleskas was buried
in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Sainte Mere-Eglise #1 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Massachusetts.
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