Cecil Jay Stevens

Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/08/1944

 

 

Cecil J. Stevens was born in Mount Pleasant, Isabella County, Michigan on August 14, 1916.

He enlisted in the Army for service in Alaska on June 19, 1940. His home of residence was listed
as Shepherd, Michigan, and his civilian occupation was listed as Skilled Occupations In Printing
And Publishing. He had completed grammar school and was single with no dependents. His
religion was listed as Protestant.

Private Stevens was killed in action in France, during 1st Battalion's attack
against the German coastal battery at Crisbecq, Normandy on June 8, 1944.

 

 

Cecil J. Stevens was originally buried in the temporary military cemetery at Sainte Mere Eglise
Cemetery #1 at Carentan, France in Block O Row 6 Grave 114. His remains were later
reinterred in the permanent cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer most likely in 1948 when the
temporary cemeteries were shut down.

 

Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: Plot F Row 20 Grave 38

 

     

Grave marker for Cecil J. Stevens

Photo by Frogman
from the
Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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