George Theodore Reynolds

Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/08/1944

 

 

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 residence
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.

Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot G Row 9 Grave 20

 

     

Grave marker for

George T. Reynolds

Photo by

John Tomawski

and

Andreia Lino

 

 

 

 

 

Top photo by Haines64 from Ancestry.com

 

 

 

 

 


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