New York, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 17, 1945, Belgium|
Pfc Daniel C Payson
290th Infantry Regiment, 75th Infantry Division
County Residence Merrimack
Entered the service from New Hampshire
"He was a quiet, friendly boy, industrious and competent, thoroughly respected and liked.
"Six weeks after his graduation he was inducted into the Army, August 3, 1943. After his basic training at Fort Benning, he was sent to Brooklyn College in the A.S.T.P. Then he was put in the Infantry and sent to Shreveport, Louisiana.
"After further training at Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky, he went overseas in the middle of last October. He took part in the fighting on the Western Front, and there, in Belgium, he was killed in action, at the age of nineteen, January 17, 1945.
"Daniel Carroll Payson was the son of Charles Shipman Payson and Joan Whitney Payson, who survive him, as do his sisters, Sandra, Payne and Lorinda, and his brother, John Whitney Payson."
Courtesy Albuquerque Firefly
Note: Entered the service from New York.
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Arrondissement de Verviers
Created by: Dominique Potier
Record added: Mar 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67572719