Edward Duane Myers
Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Edward D. "Duane"
Myers was born in North Versailles, Allegheny County,
Pennsylvania on August 9, 1925.
He was drafted into the Army on October 2, 1943 at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His home of residence
was listed as McKeesport, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and his civilian occupation was
listed as Semiskilled chauffeurs and drivers, bus, taxi, truck, and tractor. He had
completed two years of High School and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.
Private Myers died of wounds
received in action during the attack against the
German coastal battery at Crisbecq, France, on June 8, 1944.
Edward D. Myers was buried in
the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Pennsylvania.
Grave marker for Edward
His unit and enlistment date are incorrect.
Photo by Richard Boyer from the Find A Grave website
Top photo of Edward D. Myers taken in 1943 by Audrey DeCamp Hoffman from the Find A Grave website
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