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PFC Merle Ervin Lester

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PFC Merle Ervin Lester

Birth
Hilliard, Uinta County, Wyoming, USA
Death
23 Aug 1944 (aged 19)
Daoulas, Departement du Finistère, Bretagne, France
Burial
Saint-James, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot
N Row 1 Grave 9
Memorial ID
56354136 View Source

Merle served as a Private First Class, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Uinta County, Wyoming prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on September 20, 1943. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Driver and also as Single, without dependents.

Merle was "Killed In Action" in the Battle for Brest, France during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 37358028

Merle also has a "cenotaph" in the Evanston City Cemetery, Evanston, Wyoming.
( see family links below )

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

Merle served as a Private First Class, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Uinta County, Wyoming prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on September 20, 1943. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Driver and also as Single, without dependents.

Merle was "Killed In Action" in the Battle for Brest, France during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 37358028

Merle also has a "cenotaph" in the Evanston City Cemetery, Evanston, Wyoming.
( see family links below )

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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PFC 38 INF 2 DIV WYOMING


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  • Maintained by: Ronan Urvoaz
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56354136
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56354136/merle-ervin-lester: accessed ), memorial page for PFC Merle Ervin Lester (1 Jun 1925–23 Aug 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56354136, citing Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial, Saint-James, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France; Maintained by Ronan Urvoaz (contributor 46858540).