Vincent E. Nunnink
Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
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,
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
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.
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement du Calvados
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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