Edward Duane Myers

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

DOW 06/08/1944

 

 

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.

 

Burial:
Richland Cemetery
Dravosburg
Allegheny County
Pennsylvania, USA

 

 

Grave marker for Edward D. Myers
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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