Calvin Raymond Reitzer

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 03/03/1945

 

 

Calvin R. Reitzer was born in Medina County, Texas on March 12, 1926. He was drafted into the Army
August 31, 1944 at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas. He listed his home of residence as
D'Hanis, Medina County, Texas and his civilian occupation as farm hands, general farms.
He had completed one year of High School and was single with no dependents. His religion
was listed as Catholic.

Private Reitzer was killed in action in Germany in an area south of Weinsheim
on March 3, 1945.

 

Above: The entry for Calvin R. Reitzer in the casualty lists of the 22nd Infantry for the month of March 1945.

Courtesy of John Tomawski

 

 

Newspaper clipping announcing the return of the remains of Calvin R. Reitzer
to the United States. The date of his death is incorrectly given.

Clipping by RedPondRanch from Ancestry.com

 

 

 

Calvin R. Reitzer was originally buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Foy Cemetery, Bastogne, Belgium and later his remains were returned to the
United States where he was reinterred in Texas on June 21, 1949.

 

Burial:
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas
Plot: Section S Site 23

 

Grave marker for Calvin R. Reitzer

Photo by and copyright Cyn C from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 


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