Calvin Raymond Reitzer
Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Calvin R. Reitzer was born in
Medina County, Texas on March 12, 1926. He was drafted into the
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
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.
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
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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