Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Fieldon Napier was born on
December 25, 1917. (His induction record lists his birth as 1912
in Kentucky.) He was drafted into the Army on September 19, 1943 at Cincinnati Ohio.
His home of residence was listed as Laurel Creek, Clay County, Kentucky and his civilian
occupation was listed as Skilled Occupations In The Manufacture Of Miscellaneous Products.
He had completed two years of High School and was single with no dependents. His religion
was listed as Protestant.
Staff Sergeant Napier was killed
in action in Germany during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest
on November 27, 1944.
Fieldon Napier was awarded the Silver Star Medal for valor in 4th Infantry Division General Orders No. 13 (1945.)
Fieldon Napier was buried in the
temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Margraten Cemetery, Aachen, Holland and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Kentucky.
Final burial information from the Find A Grave website
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