Roy J. Newman

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/27/1944

 

 

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.

Burial:
Martha Sunderland Cemetery
Hamblen County
Tennessee

 

Grave marker for Roy J. Newman

Photo by Jean and Keith Clark from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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