Burlie Odell Neal

Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 11/28/1944

 

 

Burlie O. Neal was born in Lincoln County, North Carolina on May 15, 1925. He was drafted
into the Army on May 19, 1944 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. His home of residence was listed as
Vale, North Carolina, and his civilian occupation was listed as Farm Hands, General Farms. He had
completed grammar school and he was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.

In some accounts his first name is spelled Burley.

Private Neal was killed in action in Germany during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest
on November 28, 1944.

 

 

Burlie O. Neal 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 North Carolina.

Burial:
Leonards Fork Baptist Church Cemetery
Lincolnton
Lincoln County
North Carolina

 

     

Grave marker for Burlie O. Neal

Photo by Beverly Kistler Sherbert
from the
Find A Grave website

 

 

 

Grave marker for Burlie O. Neal

Photo by E. Speed from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

Grave monument for the Neal family

Photo by Beverly Kistler Sherbert from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

Top photo by Jean Embry from Ancestry.com

 

 

 

 

 


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