John W. Smith

Company C 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 11/27/1944

 

 

John W. Smith was born in Michigan in 1919. He was drafted into the Army on
November 25, 1942 at Kellogg Field, Kalamazoo, Michigan. His home of residence
was listed as Bear Lake, Manistee County, Michigan and his civilian occupation was
listed as farm hands, general farms. He had completed grammar school and was married.
His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private First Class Smith was killed in action in Germany during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest
on November 27, 1944.

 

 

 

Burial:
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Henri-Chapelle
Liege, Belgium
Plot C Row 7 Grave 15

 

     

Grave marker for John W. Smith

Photo by Des Philippet
from the
Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 


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