Walter Runyon

Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 11/24/1944

 

Walter Runyon was born in Kentucky on October 19, 1915. He was drafted into the Army on
October 18, 1943 at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana. His home of residence was
listed as Road Fork, Kentucky and his civilian occupation was listed as
Semiskilled Chauffeurs and Drivers, Bus, Taxi, Truck, and Tractor. He had
completed grammar school and was single with dependents. His religion was
listed as Protestant.

Private First Class Runyon was killed in action in Germany during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest
on November 24, 1944.

 

 

Walter Runyon was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Henri-Chapelle Cemetery, Eupen, Belgium and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Kentucky.

Walter Runyon is buried in Stanton Cemetery, Stanton, Kentucky.

 

 

 

 

 


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