Wesley Ward Newman

Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 07/13/1944

 

 

Wesley W. Newman was born in Clair, Michigan on September 8, 1908.

He listed his home of residence as Holt, Delhi Charter Township, Ingham County, Michigan.
He was married and his religion was listed as Protestant.

Private Newman was killed in action in France during the attack toward the town of Perriers
on July 13, 1944.

 

Wesley Ward Newman

Photo by Elizabeth Hitchens from Ancestry.com

 

 

 

Wesley W. Newman was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France in Block K Row 6 Grave 101 and was moved to the permanent
cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, most likely in 1948 when the temporary cemeteries were shut down.

Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot B Row 4 Grave 43

 

Grave marker for Wesley W. Newman

Photo by John Tomawski and Andreia Lino

 

 

 

 

 


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