He was raised in the family farm with his grand-father , his mother , brother , sister , uncle and aunt.
Before his enlistment he was grocery clerks.
He was killed on the 31th of July near Tessy sur Vire.
During this day , Charlie company lost two tanks , one crew wasdeclared MIA but some members was retrieved ulteriorly and classified KIA.
The company supported the 117th Infantry regiment.
the commander of the Charlie company was Lt Hansen.