Samuel Jesse Von Cannon
Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
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
the breakout from Normandy.
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.
Floral Garden Memorial Park
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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