Stanley J. Porambo

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 02/13/1945

 

 

Stanley J. Porambo was born in Pennsylvania in 1925. He was drafted into the Army
on June 1, 1944 at New Cumberland, Pennsylvania. His home of residence was listed
as Carbon County, Pennsylvania and his civilian occupation was listed as Skilled Occupations
in Building of Aircraft. He had completed one year of High School and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Catholic.

Private First Class Porambo was killed in action in Germany in an area west of the Prüm river
on February 13, 1945. Company B's objective that day was the high ground overlooking the city of Prüm
from the north.

 

Above: The entry for PFC Stanley J. Porambo in the casualty lists of the 22nd Infantry for the month of February 1945

Courtesy of John Tomawski

 

 

Above: The notice of the death of Stanley J. Porambo in the newspaper

From a Facebook posting by Ryan Mcguigan great nephew of Stanley J. Pormabo

 

 

Stanley J. Porambo was buried in the temporary cemetery at Foy Cemetery,
Bastogne, Belgium in Block C Row 8 Grave 197. When the Foy Cemetery was closed
his remains were reinterred in the permanent cemetery at Henri-Chapelle.

Burial:

Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery
Henri-Chapelle, Belgium
Plot E Row 13 Grave 18

 

     

Grave marker for Stanley J.Porambo
flanked by the United States
and Belgian flags.

Photo by Max
from the
Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

Top photo from a Facebook posting by Ryan Mcguigan great nephew of Stanley J. Pormabo

 

 

 

 

 

 


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