Michael Turanica

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

DOW 07/29/1944



Michael Turanica was born in New York on March 26, 1906. He was drafted into the Army
on March 9, 1942 at Fort George G Meade, Maryland. His home of residence was listed as
Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, and his civilian occupation was listed as salesmen
and sales agents, except to consumers. He had completed one year of High School and was single
with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.

Technician Fifth Grade Turanica died of wounds received in action on July 29, 1944, in France, near St. Lo,
during Operation Cobra, the breakout from Normandy.



Michael Turanica was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery, Cambridge Cemetery, England
and some time later his remains were returned to the United States where he was reinterred in
Arlington National Cemetery.

Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec: 12, Site: 7332


Grave marker for Michael Turanica

Photo by Anne Cady from the Find A Grave website







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