Pvt Alfred W Wightman

Pvt Alfred W Wightman

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 25 Sep 1944 (aged 19)
France
Burial Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France
Plot B Row 26 Grave 29
Memorial ID 56662293 · View Source
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Son of Alfred R. Wightman who resided in Exeter, New Hampshire.

Alfred served as a Private, 318th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

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

He enlisted in the Army on March 17, 1944 at Fort Devens, Massachusetts. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.

Alfred was "Killed In Action" near the Seille River in France during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 31456046

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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Private Alfred Wood Wightman, born 17 Mar 1925 in Boston, was the son of Alfred Reynolds Wightman and Dora Wood Moses of 86 Front street in Exeter, New Hampshire. Exeter is just southwest of Portsmouth.

Sep 1944 the 318th IR was engaged along the Ste Genevieve ridge east of the Moselle River and southeast of Pont a Mousson.


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  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56662293
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Alfred W Wightman (17 Mar 1925–25 Sep 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56662293, citing Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial, Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by War Graves (contributor 6) .