Oliver Moon

Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/14/1944

 

 

Oliver Moon was born in Georgia on August 11, 1916. He enlisted in the Army
on February 25, 1937. His religion was listed as Protestant.

[ Listed as a Private First Class and a cook in the U.S. Army on the 1940 U.S. Census.
(
from the Find A Grave website) ]

His home of residence was listed as Gwinnett County, Georgia.

Private Moon was killed in action in Normandy, France on June 14, 1944
near the Quineville Ridge.

 

 

Oliver Moon 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 Georgia.

Burial:
First Baptist Cemetery
Sugar Hill (Gwinnett County)
Gwinnett County
Georgia

Grave marker for Oliver Moon

Photo by Swangirl from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 


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