Sam David Morris

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 04/02/1945

 

 

Sam D. Morris was born in Sherwood, Franklin County, Tennessee on July 21, 1921. He was drafted
into the Army on July 10, 1942, at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. His home of residence was listed as
Battiest, Mc Curtain County, Oklahoma, and his civilian occupation was listed as farmer. He had
completed Grammar School and at the time of induction was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.

 

Sam D. Morris' listing in the Chronicles of Oklahoma - Oklahoma War Memorial World War II

From the Oklahoma State University Library

 

 

Sergeant Morris was killed in action in Germany, near Bad Mergentheim, on April 2, 1945.

He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal in 4th Division General Orders # 88
dated 30 November 1944.

 

Sam D. Morris was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Saint Avold Cemetery, Metz, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Oklahoma.

Burial:
Battiest Cemetery
Battiest
McCurtain County
Oklahoma, USA

 

 

Grave marker for Sam D. Morris

Photo by Mike Tankersley from the Find A Grave website

 

 

Grave marker for Sam D. Morris

Photo by Kenny Sivard from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

Top photo by Kenny Sivard from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 


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