Roy J. Newman
Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Roy J. Newman was born in West
Virginia on September 28, 1919. He was drafted into the Army
on May 30, 1941 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. His home of residence was listed as Jefferson City,
Tennessee and his civilian occupation was listed as Semiskilled Drillers, Extraction Of Minerals
And Construction. he had completed grammar school and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.
Private Newman was killed in
action in France during the attack against Cherbourg
on June 27, 1944.
Roy J. Newman 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 Tennessee.
Martha Sunderland Cemetery
Grave marker for Roy J. Newman
Photo by Jean and Keith Clark from the Find A Grave website
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