Vincent E. Nunnink

Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/21/1944

 

 

Vincent E. Nunnink was born in Plainfield, Otsego County, New Jersey in 1916.
(His enlistment record gives his birth year as 1915.)

He was drafted into the Army on February 11, 1941. His home of residence was listed as Newark, New Jersey.
He had completed four years of High School and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private First Class Nunnink was killed in action in Normandy, France, near the town of Gonneville,
during the attack toward Cherbourg on June 21, 1944.

 

 

Vincent E. Nunnink was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France in Block H Row 8 Grave 146 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 A Row 21 Grave 36

 

Grave marker for Vincent E. Nunnink

Photo by J. Nunnink from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 


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