Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Pasco Melvin was born in Holt, Okaloosa County, Florida on November 20, 1918.
He was drafted into the Army on
November 17, 1942 at Camp Blanding, Florida.
His home of residence was listed as Okaloosa County, Florida and his civilian occupation
was listed as Farm Hands, General Farms. He had completed grammar school and
was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.
Private Melvin was killed in
action in France, near the town of Gonneville,
on June 21, 1944.
Pasco Melvin was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Florida.
New Holt Cemetery
Grave marker for Pasco Melvin
Photo by VICKI BYRD from the Find A Grave website
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