Edwin Eugene Stanton
Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
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
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.
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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