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Tec5 Laurent G Fortin

Tec5 Laurent G Fortin

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 1 Aug 1944 (aged 26–27)
France
Burial Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot H Row 23 Grave 34
Memorial ID 56644596 · View Source
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His next of kin was noted as Mrs. Maria Fortin who resided in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Laurent served as a Technician Fifth Grade, 29th Signal Company, 29th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army on April 18, 1942 in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in the manufacture of furniture and also as Single, without dependents.

Laurent was "Killed In Action" near Vire, France during the war.

He was awarded the "Silver Star" and the Purple Heart.

Service # 31108038

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56644596
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tec5 Laurent G Fortin (1917–1 Aug 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56644596, citing Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .