Arnold F. Wolfenbarger

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 11/22/1944

 

 

Arnold F. Wolfenbarger was born in Tennessee on March 25, 1920. He was drafted into the Army
on January 16, 1942 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. His home of residence was listed as
Harrogate, Claiborne County, Tennessee, and his civilian occupation was listed as Semiskilled Chauffeurs
And Drivers, Bus, Taxi, Truck, And Tractor. He had completed grammar school and was
single with dependents.

He served in the U.S. two years and was sent overseas January 1944. He was wounded in France, June 21,
three months later he joined his Company and was killed in action November 22, somewhere in Germany.
He leaves his mother, four brothers, Pfc Chester Wolfenbarger, Shelby, Clayton and Arlee; three sister, Ruby,
Louis Wolfenbarger and Mrs. Hazel Jones all of Harrogate and a host of relatives and friends. ¹

 

Staff Sergeant Wolfenbarger was killed in action in Germany, during the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest.

 

 

 

Burial:
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Henri-Chapelle
Liege, Belgium

Plot B Row 14 Grave 47

 

Grave marker for Arnold F. Wolfenbarger

Photo by Des Philippet from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

¹ From the Fields of Honor website

 

 

 

 

 


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