Arnold J. Meszaros Jr.

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 03/03/1945

 

 

 

Arnold J. Meszaros Jr. was born in Irvington, Westchester County, New York on August 17, 1928.
He enlisted in the Reserves on February 13, 1943 at New Cumberland, Pennsylvania. His home of
residence was listed as Irvington, Westchester County, New York. He had completed four
years of High School and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Catholic.

Meszaros was wounded during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest on November 18, 1944.

 

Above: The entry for Arnold J. Meszaros Jr. in the casualty lists of the 22nd Infantry for the month of November 1944
indicating that he was Lightly Wounded in Action on November 18, 1944.

Courtesy of John Tomawski

 

 

Private First Class Meszaros was killed in action in Germany in an area south of Weinsheim on March 3, 1945.

 

Above: The entry for Arnold J. Meszaros Jr. in the casualty lists of the 22nd Infantry for the month of March 1945
indicating that he was Killed In Action on March 3, 1945.

Courtesy of John Tomawski

 

 

 


Article announcing the return of the body of Arnold J. Meszaros Jr. to the United States.
The article identifies Maszaros as a Sergeant. He must have been promoted posthumously
as his rank at the time of his death is indicated in the 22nd Infantry casualty lists and the list
of former members of Company A as Private First Class.
From
The Daily News Tarrytown, New York Wednesday April 20, 1949.

Courtesy of Julien Woestyn

 

 

Funeral announcement for Arnold J. Meszaros
From the
Dobbs Ferry Register, Dobbs Ferry, New York Friday April 22, 1949

Courtesy of Julien Woestyn

 

 

 

Article describing the funeral of Arnold J. Meszaros Jr.
From From
The Daily News Tarrytown, New York Monday April 25, 1949.

Courtesy of Julien Woestyn

 

 

Arnold J. Meszaros Jr. was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Foy Cemetery, Bastogne, Belgium and some time later his remains
were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in New York on April 23, 1949.

 

 

Top photo from The Daily News Tarrytown, New York Wednesday April 20, 1949.

Courtesy of Julien Woestyn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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