Warren A. Olson
Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Warren A. Olson was born in Star
Prairie, St. Croix, Wisconsin in 1921. He was drafted into the
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.
St. Croix County
Grave marker for Warren A. Olson
Photo by Rachel G from the Find A Grave website
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