Pvt James Lang Shoesmith

Pvt James Lang Shoesmith

Birth
Delaware, USA
Death 27 Feb 1944 (aged 25–26)
Italy
Burial Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Plot E Row 3 Grave 4
Memorial ID 59714450 · View Source
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Son of Albert Shoesmith and Bertha Lang Shoesmith.

James, who resided in Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Private, Battery B, 27th Field Artillery Battalion, 1st Armored Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on October 24, 1941, prior to the war, at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He was noted as being employed in the manufacture of textiles and also as being Single, without dependents.

He was "Killed In Action" in Italy during the war.

He had served in the Army for three years and five months at the time of his death and was decorated with a Purple Heart.

Service # 32186560

( Burial found by: ShaneO )


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 7 Oct 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 59714450
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt James Lang Shoesmith (1918–27 Feb 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 59714450, citing Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .