Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Mark Seymour was born in Ocean Springs, Jackson County, Mississippi, on December 22, 1910.
He was drafted into the Army on
January 1, 1944, at Camp Shelby, Mississippi. He had completed
three years of High School, and listed his civilian occupation as Managers and Officials.
He was married to Ruth Clark, and they had two children, Mark and Barbara.
His religion was listed as Catholic.
Private Seymour was killed in
action during the first penetration into Germany by the 22nd
on September 14, 1944.
Mark Seymour was buried in the
temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Fosse Cemetery, Namur, Belgium in Block E Row 3 Grave 52 and was moved to the permanent
cemetery at Henri-Chapelle, most likely in 1948 when the temporary cemeteries were shut down.
He is buried in the
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, in Henri-Chapelle, Liege,
Plot G Row 8 Grave 13.
Grave marker for Mark Seymour
Photo by Jasper van Haren, of the Netherlands,
who has adopted
the grave of Mark Seymour.
From the Find A Grave website maintained by: Linda Ellis
Marker for Mark Seymour, at the
cenotaph erected in Mark's memory by the family, Bellande
Ocean Springs, Jackson County, Mississippi, USA.
Photo by Roger Mathieu from the Find A Grave website maintained by: Linda Ellis
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