Paul W. Varin

Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 09/16/1944

 

 

Paul W. Varin was born on June 20, 1925. (The application for his headstone gives his date of birth as April 20, 1925.)

He resided in Winooski, Chittenden County, Vermont prior to the war.
He entered the Army on October 14, 1943. His religion was listed as Catholic.

Private First Class Varin was killed in action in Germany on September 16, 1944, near the town of Sellerich.
during the 22nd Infantry's first penetration into Germany.

He was awarded the Oak Leaf Cluster to the Bronze Star Medal in 4th Division
General Orders # 91 dated 21 December 1944.

 

Paul W. Varin was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Foy Cemetery, Bastogne, Belgium and some time later his remains
were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Vermont.

Burial:
Saint Francis Xavier Cemetery
Winooski
Chittenden County
Vermont

 

Grave marker for Paul W. Varin

Photo by Lynn J. Gauthier from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

Varin family monument

Photo by Lynn J. Gauthier from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

Inscription on family monument for Paul W. Varin

Photo by Lynn J. Gauthier from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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