Oscar Rivera

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 04/14/1945

 

 

Oscar Rivera was born in Puerto Rico on June 7, 1924. He was an American Citizen.
He was drafted into the Army on July 27, 1944 at New York City, New York. He listed
his home of residence as Bronx, New York. He had completed four years of High School
and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Catholic.

Private Rivera was killed in action in Germany, on April 14, 1945.

 

 

Oscar Rivera was originally buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Saint Avold Cemetery, Metz, France and his remains were returned to the
United States where he was reinterred in New York on August 27, 1948.

 

Burial:
Long Island National Cemetery
Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York
Plot: H, 10027

 

Grave marker for Oscar Rivera

Photo by GLENN from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 


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