Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Darrell McInnis was born in
Louisiana on April 17, 1923. He was drafted into the Army
on February 22, 1943, at Shreveport, Louisiana. His home of residence was listed as Caddo Parish,
Louisiana, and his civilian occupation was listed as paymasters, payroll clerks and timekeepers.
He had completed four years of High School and he was single with dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.
Staff Sergeant McInnis was
killed in action in the vicinity of Brandscheid, Germany,
during the first penetration of Germany by the 22nd Infantry on September 15, 1944.
He was awarded the Bronze Star
Medal in 4th Division General Orders # 8
dated 15 January 1945.
Louisiana Veterans Honor Medal
Darrell McInnis was buried in
the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Fosse Cemetery, Namur, Belgium and some time later his remains
were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Louisiana.
Forest Park East Cemetery
Grave marker for Darrell McInnis
Photo by Steve Gorbet from the Find A Grave website
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