Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
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.
Long Island National Cemetery
Plot: H, 10027
Grave marker for Oscar Rivera
Photo by GLENN from the Find A Grave website
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