Headquarters Company 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Jerome Schwartz was born in
Minnesota on October 29, 1919. He was drafted into the Army
on November 29, 1941 at Fort Sheridan, Illinois. His home of residence was listed as
Colfax, Dunn County, Wisconsin and his civilian occupation was listed as Unskilled
transportation occupations. He had completed grammar school and was single with
no dependents. His religion was listed as Catholic.
Sergeant Jerome Schwartz was
killed in action in France, in the vicinity of Gonneville,
during the attack toward Cherbourg on June 21, 1944.
Jerome Schwartz was buried in
the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Iowa.
Grave marker for Jerome Schwartz
Photo by Gail Wenhardt from the Find A Grave website
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