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Pvt Raymond Lee “Ray” Winebrener

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Pvt Raymond Lee “Ray” Winebrener

  • Birth 30 Nov 1917 West Virginia, USA
  • Death 6 Jun 1944 France
  • Burial Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
  • Plot Plot D, Row 22, Grave 12
  • Memorial ID 56651555

Killed during the invasion of Normandy. 101st Airborne Division.

Help with this memorial provided by:

ralph@southafricanwargraves.org who is looking for photographs of American servicemen buried abroad.

World War II Army Enlistment Record indicated year of birth 1915, native of West Virginia. Enlistment Date 1 Apr 1942 at Fort Thomas Newport, Kentucky. Grammar school, height 72, weight 171.

1930 US Federal Census shows Raymond Winebrenner born in West Va. abt 1916, son of John W. and Mary J. Winebrenner.

1940 US Federal Census shows a Raymond Winebrenner, age 24, born abt 1916 in West Va. living in South Grove, Dekalb, IL as a a Farm Laborer working 50 hr. week. Elementary school, 8th grade.

Concerning the grave of a soldier in Normandy American death in 1944 Raymond Winebrener of Letart.

danten.rv@orange.fr

Note: We want to extend our sincere thanks for the family of Raymond Winebrener, especially Gordon Winebrenner and his grandson for their help in obtaining the photos. We hope this puts a face on one of the thousands of Americans who lost their life on the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944.

jim and Elizabeth


Family Members

Gravesite Details Entered the service from West Virginia.

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  • Maintained by: Jim and Elizabeth
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56651555
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Raymond Lee “Ray” Winebrener (30 Nov 1917–6 Jun 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56651555, citing Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by Jim and Elizabeth (contributor 47230507) .