Samuel Jesse Von Cannon

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 07/29/1944

 

 

Samuel J. Von Cannon was born in High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina
on May 17, 1924. He was drafted into the Army on March 6, 1943 at Camp Croft, South Carolina.
His home of residence was listed as High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina and his civilian occupation
was listed as woodworking, general. He had completed one year of High School and was single with
no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.

He was assigned as a Private First Class to Company B 22nd Infantry on June 30, 1944.
He was one of 23 enlisted men assigned to the Company as replacements on that date.

 

Private First Class Von Cannon was killed in action in France, on July 29, 1944, during Operation Cobra,
the breakout from Normandy.

 

Selective Service Registration (draft card) for Samuel J. Von Cannon
Note his name is marked out and at the top is endorsed Canc
(Cancel) Deceased

Photo by Brad from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

Samuel J. Von Cannon was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
La Cambe Cemetery, Isigny, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in North Carolina on May 9, 1948.

Burial:
Floral Garden Memorial Park
High Point
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Section H Lot 58 D Space 2

 

Grave marker for Samuel J. Von Cannon

Photo by Raven from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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