Joe C. Smith
Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
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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