Jerome Schwartz

Headquarters Company 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/21/1944

 

 

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.

Burial:
Springville Cemetery
Springville
Linn County
Iowa

 

Grave marker for Jerome Schwartz

Photo by Gail Wenhardt from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 


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