Hartselle B SCHOLL

 

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NUMBER OF SERVICE36485875
AGE22 yo
DATE OF BIRTH1922
ETATCook County ILLINOIS
FAMILYMarried : Renata
Son : Jerry
RANKPFC
FONCTIONInfantry
JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENTEmbalmers and undertakerIL
DATE of ENLISTEMENT26 may 1943 Peoria ILLINOIS
COMPAGNIECompany K
REGIMENT264th Infantry Regiment
DIVISION66th Infantry Division
DATE OF DEATH24 Décembre 1944scholl hartselle b tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHAboard in USS Léopoldville, In Manche(Channel), off Cherbourg
CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY from Colleville Map Normandy American Cemetery
GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
C2827
DECORATION
Purple HeartPhoto FDLM
Combat Infantryman combat infantryman badge
 

  

us army div 66

 

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STORY

 

Basic training Camps Robinson ARKANSAS
He was enrolled at the University of  MISSOURI

 

Arrived on November 26th, 1944 in England, the division polishes up its training until December 24th

In the daytime of the departure and the crossing towards France and Normandy.

The division embarks on two ships of which the SS Leopoldville which receives 262th and 264th regiment Infantry and leaves Southampton in training(formation) accompanied with four escort ships.

Arrived unless 5 miles from Cherbourg, a German submarine U-Boat 486 is in ambush and sends a torpedo to the ship.

He is touched on the starboard beam before.

802 soldiers over the 2235 which he(it) transported are killed in this drama.

Leopoldville is marine cemetery today.


memorial plaqueSee History of Leopoldville (Click on the picture)


INFORMATION SOURCEClive TIRLEMONT - Leopoldville.org 
PICTURE SOURCEFrédéric LAVERNHE - Leopoldville.org - Monty McDANIEL
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud