Pvt Marcel Hubert Gendreau

Pvt Marcel Hubert Gendreau

Birth
Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 19 Jun 1944 (aged 18)
Barneville-Carteret, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France
Burial Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot Plot: D, Row: 28, Grave: 3
Memorial ID 56644817 View Source

1940 656 McKinstry Ave., Chicopee, Hampden, Massachusetts: Gendreau, Hubert L 56 b Ma, Blanche M 50 b Canada-French, Ernest W 19 b Ma, Roland P 16 b Ma, Marcel H 14 b Ct, Gerard 12 b Ct, Bernadette 11 v Ct, Roger G 6 b NH.

1943 Enlisted 11 Oct 1943, in Springfield, Hampden County, MA, as a Private, machinist, single, no dependents. U. S. Army, 357th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division. Entered from Massachusetts, where he had lived with his family above.

_Excerpt_ used with permission, (to show place of death corresponding with date of death) from a diary of a fellow infantryman, "See You in Hell" The story of G Company, 357th Regiment, 90th Infantry Division © 2001, 2009 Aaron Elson
"... On June 18th, we left Le Ham, moving out by truck. We rolled to the western end of the Peninsula to an area near Port Bail. We were to relieve a unit of the 9th [SIC 90th] Division, who had almost completed the cutting off of the Peninsula. It was now dark as we moved into their positions." Read more from Tank Books... See You In Hell
History of the 90th After Action Report - June 1944 19 June (D+13) During the day, the Division...


Inscription

Marcel H. Gendreau
Pvt 357 Inf 90 Div
Massachusetts June 19 1944

Gravesite Details

Entered the service from Massachusetts.