Edwin Eugene Stanton

Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/21/1944

 

 

Edwin E. Stanton was born in Indiana in 1923. He was drafted into the Army
on October 5, 1943 at Indianapolis Indiana. His home of residence was listed
as Dunkirk, Jay County, Indiana. He had completed two years of High School
and was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.

Private Stanton was killed in action in France during the attack toward Cherbourg
on June 21, 1944.

 

PVT Edwin E. Stanton, Dunkirk, Indiana - 420 Meridian Street - home on leave before leaving for France

Photo by guardianshadow77 from Ancestry.com

 

 

"The Army called him smiling Eddie cause no one could knock the smile off his face in the ring.
A boxer just like his father."

By guardianshadow77 from Ancestry.com

 

 

 

Edwin E. Stanton was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Sainte Mere-Eglise #1 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Indiana.

Burial:
IOOF Cemetery
Dunkirk
Jay County
Indiana

 

Grave marker for Edwin E. Stanton

Photo by DSON1492 from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

Top photo of Edwin E. Stanton in 1943 by guardianshadow77 from Ancestry.com

 

 

 

 

 


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