Merle W. Sabin
Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Merle W. Sabin was born in Wolcott, Lamoille County, Vermont on May 12, 1912.
He was drafted into the Army on
April 7, 1944 at Fort Devens, Massachusetts. His home of
was listed as Wolcott, Lamoille County, Vermont, and his civilian occupation as farm hands,
general farms. He had completed two years of High School and was married. His religion was listed
as Protestant. He was survived by his wife and one daughter.
Staff Sergeant Sabin was killed
in action in Germany, during the battle for the city of Prüm, on
February 6, 1945.
Merle W. Sabin was buried in the
temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Saint Avold Cemetery, Metz, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Vermont.
Grave marker for Merle W. Sabin
Photo by Connie Lagasse Russell from the Find A Grave website
Grave monument for Merle W. Sabin
Photo by Barb Destromp from the Find A Grave website
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