Henry P. Pelszynski

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 04/19/1945



Henry P. Pelszynski listed his home of residence as Richmond, New York.

His religion was recorded as Catholic.

An enlistment record for him was found at the National Archives filed under the last name of Elszynski
and matching his Army service number.

Henry P. Pelszynski was born in New York in 1918. He was drafted into the Army on August 29, 1944
at New York City, New York. His civilian occupation was listed as Skilled welders and flame cutters.
He had completed three years of High School and was married.

Private First Class Pelszynski was killed in action in Germany in an area between
Michelbach, Schönbronn and Gailroth.


Above: The entry for Henry P. Pelszynski in the casualty lists of the 22nd Infantry for the month of April 1945.

Courtesy of John Tomawski



Henry P. Pelszynski was originally buried in the temporary cemetery Saint Avold Cemetery, Metz, France.
Some time later his remains were returned to the United States where he was reinterred in New York.








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