PFC Walter C Meyer

PFC Walter C Meyer

Birth
Death 2 Nov 1944 (aged 22–23)
France
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Memorial ID 56374245 · View Source
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PFC Walter C Meyer, born in 1921, was the son of Walter Meyer of Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska.

Walter enlisted 31 Aug 1940 at Fort Crook, Nebraska. He’d had a grammar school education and was single without dependents. He was assigned to the 15th Infantry Regiment of the 3rd Infantry Division.

At the beginning of November the 3rd ID was engaged in fights for Hill 256, near Les Jumeaux, and for the crossroads town of Le Haut Jacques. Les Jumeaux is 24 miles northeast of Epinal. Le Haut Jacques is 4 miles southeast of Les Jumeaux.

The NARA WWII Casualty Listings by State and County show Meyer, Walter C, PFC from Douglas County (Omaha) Nebraska as Killed in Action on 2 Nov 1944.


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  • Maintained by: Loren Bender
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56374245
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Walter C Meyer (1921–2 Nov 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56374245, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by Loren Bender (contributor 47060026) .