Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
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.
First Baptist Cemetery
Sugar Hill (Gwinnett County)
Grave marker for Oliver Moon
Photo by Swangirl from the Find A Grave website
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