Marvin D. Webster
Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Marvin D. Webster was born in Waverly, Tioga County, New York on October 13, 1918.
He was drafted into the Army on
June 5, 1941 at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland. His home of
was listed as Sayre, Bradford County, Pennsylvania and his civilian occupation was listed as Unskilled
occupations in manufacture of textiles. He had completed four years of High School and was single with
no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.
Sergeant Webster was killed in
action in France, during the fighting in the
hedgerow countryside of Normandy on June 21, 1944.
He was awarded the Silver Star
Medal in 4th Division General Orders # 77
dated 19 October 1944.
Marvin D. Webster was buried in
the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Sainte Mere-Eglise #1 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Pennsylvania.
Bradford County Memorial Park
Grave marker for Marvin D. Webster
Photo by Helen Kiessling from the Find A Grave website
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