Warren A. Olson

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 09/14/1944



Warren A. Olson was born in Star Prairie, St. Croix, Wisconsin in 1921. He was drafted into the Army
on December 4, 1942, at Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He listed his home of residence as Star Prairie,
St. Croix County, Wisconsin, and his civilian occupation as Semiskilled Occupations In The Manufacture
Of Miscellaneous Products. He had completed four years of High School and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.

PFC Olson was killed in action in Germany, near Brandscheid, on September 14, 1944,
during the 22nd Infantry's first penetration into Germany.



Warren A. Olson was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Fosse Cemetery, Namur, Belgium and some time later his remains
were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Wisconsin.

Oakland Cemetery
St. Croix County
Wisconsin, USA

Grave marker for Warren A. Olson

Photo by Rachel G from the Find A Grave website







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