Joe C. Smith

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 07/29/1944

 

 

Joe C. Smith was born in Florida in 1913. He was drafted into the Army
on December 9, 1942 at Fort McPherson, Atlanta, Georgia. His home of
residence was listed as De Kalb County, Georgia and his civilian occupation
was listed as Shipping and receiving clerks. He had completed grammar
school and was married. His religion was listed as Protestant.

Sergeant Smith was killed in action in France during Operation Cobra,
the breakout from Normandy.

 

 

Joe C. Smith was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
La Cambe Cemetery, Isigny, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Georgia.

 

 

 

 


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