CPT Beryl Richard Newman

CPT Beryl Richard Newman

Birth
Baraboo, Sauk County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 8 Mar 1998 (aged 86)
Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Burial Remlik, Middlesex County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 7914268 · View Source
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World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the United States Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Lieutenant in Company F, 2d Battalion, 133d Infantry, 34th Infantry Division for action on May 26, 1944 near Cisterna, Italy. His citation reads in part "Covering his assault by firing into the doors and windows of the house, 1st Lt. Newman, boldly attacking by himself, called for the occupants to surrender to him. Gaining the house, he kicked in the door and went inside. Although armed with rifles and machine pistols, the 11 Germans there, apparently intimidated, surrendered to the lieutenant without further resistance. 1st Lt. Newman, singlehandedly, had silenced three enemy machine guns, wounded two Germans, killed two more, and taken 11 prisoners."

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 7914268
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPT Beryl Richard Newman (2 Nov 1911–8 Mar 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7914268, citing Remlik Gardens, Remlik, Middlesex County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .