Benjamin F. Sauter Jr.

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

DOW 06/18/1944

 

 

Benjamin F. Sauter Jr. was born in Jefferson County, Kentucky on January 18, 1920.

He was drafted into the Army on October 14, 1942. His home of residence was
listed as Jefferson County, Kentucky and his civilian occupation was listed as student.
He had completed three years of High School and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private First Class Sauter died on June 18, 1944 of wounds received in action in France on June 12, 1944,
during 1st Battalion's attack against the German coastal batteries at Crisbecq.

 

 

Benjamin F. Sauter Jr. was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France in Block E Row 6 Grave 120 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 H Row 13 Grave 37

 

Grave marker for Benjamin F. Sauter Jr.

Photo by Mike & Bushy Hartman from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 


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