On day D-Day he would have played a role in attacking the German cantonment's Wxyz complex at the place known as "Les Mezieres"
The objective of the 502nd PIR was to take the 4 bridges that lead from Saint Come Du Mont to CARENTAN.
On June 11, 1944, at 4:00 am the men of the 502 PIR with Lieutenant Colonel COLE attacked CARENTAN.
The men move on the side of the Ingouf farm.
He died in the afternoon of June 11, 1944, mortally wounded by a bullet in the forehead.
He and his men would be responsible for stopping a German counterattack on one of the flanks of the Ingouf farm