PFC Raymond A Cole

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PFC Raymond A Cole

  • Birth 1922 New Hampshire, USA
  • Death 6 Jun 1944 France
  • Burial Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
  • Plot H Row 24 Grave 35
  • Memorial ID 55906640

His next of kin was noted as being Mrs. Sarah Cole who resided in Waterville, Maine.

Raymond served as a Private First Class, 2nd Ranger Battalion, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Grafton County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on December 15, 1942 in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was noted as being employed in a machine shop and also as Single, without dependents.

Raymond was "Killed In Action" in France on D-Day during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 31265003

Raymond's name is also shown on the Rangers Memorial.
" Click Here " for that record.

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 5 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55906640
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Raymond A Cole (1922–6 Jun 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55906640, citing Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .