James Lester Stumpf

Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 07/26/1944

 

 

James L. Stumpf was born in Pennsylvania in 1907. He was drafted into the Army
on January 4, 1943 at Greensburg, Pennsylvania. His home of residence was listed
as Tarentum, Allegheny County, Pennyslvania and his civilian occupation was listed
as Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers, Bus, Taxi, Truck, And Tractor. He had
completed one year of High School and was separated with dependents. His religion
was listed as Protestant.

Private First Class Stumpf was killed in action in France during Operation Cobra,
the breakout from Normandy on July 26, 1944.

 

 

James L. Stumpf was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France in Block J Row 3 Grave 60 and was moved to 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 C Row 24 Grave 40

 

     

Grave marker for

James L. Stumpf

Photo by

John Tomawski

and

Andreia Lino

 

 

 

 

 


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