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Heinrich Hoffer

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Heinrich Hoffer

Birth
Strasbourg, Departement du Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
Death
13 Aug 1945 (aged 23)
Butner, Granville County, North Carolina, USA
Burial
Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA Add to Map
Plot
Post C #15-3
Memorial ID
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Grenadier, German Infantry, World War II.
POW at Camp Buttler, NC
Remains removed here March 13, 1947
Grenadier, German Infantry, World War II.
POW at Camp Buttler, NC
Remains removed here March 13, 1947

Bio by: John S. Sims


Inscription

Henri Hoffer was a "Malgré-Nous". It's a French phrase “despite us” or “in spite of us.” It refers to inhabitants of the Alsace and Moselle (part of Lorraine) areas of France who were conscripted into the German armed forces during the WWII.

Gravesite Details

VA lists as "Heinerich Hoffer"


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  • Created by: Thomas W
  • Added: May 31, 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/53067665/heinrich-hoffer: accessed ), memorial page for Heinrich Hoffer (9 Aug 1922–13 Aug 1945), Find a Grave Memorial ID 53067665, citing Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, USA; Maintained by Thomas W (contributor 46791737).