George Theodore Reynolds
Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
George T. Reynolds was born in Burning Springs, Wirt County, West Virginia on July 23, 1919.
He was drafted into the Army on
March 4, 1942 at Fort Thomas, Newport, Kentucky. His home of
was listed as Palestine, Wirt County, West Virginia and his civilian occupation was listed as Farm Hands,
General Farms. He had completed grammar school and was single with no dependents. His religion was
listed as Protestant.
Private First Class Reynolds was
killed in action in Normandy, France, during 1st Battalion's
attack against the German coastal battery at Crisbecq on June 8, 1944.
George T. Reynolds was buried in
the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #1 at Carentan, France in Block E Row 5 Grave 93 and was moved to the permanent
cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, most likely in 1948 when the temporary cemeteries were shut down.
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement du Calvados
Plot G Row 9 Grave 20
Grave marker for
George T. Reynolds
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