Cecil Jay Stevens
Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
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
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.
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement du Calvados
Plot: Plot F Row 20 Grave 38
Grave marker for Cecil J. Stevens
Photo by Frogman
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