Leonard James K. Moyer

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

DOW 11/17/1944

 

 

Leonard J. K. Moyer was born in Pennsylvania on September 9, 1925. He was drafted into the Army
on November 1, 1943 at Allentown, Pennsylvania. His home of residence was listed
as Boyertown, Berks County, Pennyslvania and his civilian occupation was listed as
Skilled Molders. He had completed grammar school and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private Leonard J. K. Moyer was a replacement assigned to the 22nd Infantry on June 25, 1944.
He was lightly wounded in action two days later on June 27, 1944. He was seriously wounded
in action a month later on July 29, 1944 and did not return to duty until October 2, 1944. He was
promoted to Private First Class on November 1, 1944. ¹

Private First Class Moyer died on November 17, 1944 of wounds received in action
during the battle of the Hürtgen Forest in Germany.

 

 

Leonard J. K. Moyer was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Henri-Chapelle Cemetery, Eupen, Belgium and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Pennsylvania on November 14, 1947.

 

Burial:
Union Cemetery
Boyertown
Berks County
Pennsylvania
Section 22 Lot 8 Grave 3

 

The grave of Leonard J.K. Moyer

Photo by Mike O from the Find A Grave website

 

 

Grave marker for Leonard J.K. Moyer

Photo by Mike O from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

¹ From Robert S. Rush, PhD Historian to the Office of the Surgeon General of the Army

 

 

 

 

 


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