Joseph L KESSLER

 

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NUMERO DE SERVICE35512827
AGE22 ans
DATE DE NAISSANCE7 septembre 1921 Painesville Comté de Lake OHIO
ETATOHIO
FAMILLEPère: John F KESSLER
GRADETechnician 5
FONCTION--
PROFESSION AVANT INCORPORATION--OH
DATE D'INCORPORATION24 Septembre 1942 at Cleveland OHIO
SQUADRONHeadquarters Company
BATTALION1st Battalion
REGIMENT22th Infantry Regiment
DIVISION4th Infantry Division
DATE DU DECES27 juin 1944kessler joseph l tombe
STATUTKIA
LIEU DU DECESGonneville MANCHE
CIMETIERE PROVISOIRE

Cimetière Provisoire de Ste Mère Eglise N°2 - N°3586

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CIMETIERENORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY de Colleville

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COMMANDING OFFICERS

 

21st Army Group 21groupe armeeGénéral Sir Bernard Law Montgomery
1st US Army1armyLieutenant Général Omar Bradley
VII CorpsMajor Général Lawton Collins
4th Infantry Division div 4Major Général Raymond O.Barton
Assistant : Brigadier général Théodore Roosevelt (+12.7.44)

 

4th INFANTRY DIVISION

An Infantry Division has when complete about 14 500 men and 1 440 vehicles : 3 Infantry Regiments with 3 battalions with 1000 men each.

An Field Artillery Regiment consists in 3 battalions which one will be assigned to an Infantry Regiment.

An engineer battalion, a military police battalion, signal company as well as the administrative, medical,maintenance and breakdown services.

Infantry Artillery Organic troops
8ri 1   8th Infantry Regiment
Commanding officer : Colonel James A. Van fleet
20th Field Artillery Battalion (155mm) 4th Reconnaissance Troop
12ri  12th Infantry Regiment
Commanding officer : Colonel Russell P.Reader Jr
1/12th - Lt Colonel Charles Jackson
2/12th - Lt Colonel Dominick Montelbano
3/12th - Lt Colonel Thaddeus R.Dublin
29th Field Artillery Battalion (105mm) 4th Engineer Combat Battalion
22ri  22th Infantry regiment
Commanding officer : Colonel Hervey A. Tribolet
42nd Field Artillery Battalion (105mm) 4th Medical Battalion
  44th Field Artillery Battalion (105mm) 4th Quartermaster Company
Troops attached to the 4th ID on June 6, 1944   4th Signal Company
377th AAA Battalion   704th Ordnance Light Maint. Company
899th Tank Battalion   4th Military Police Platoon
70th Tank Battalion   Headquarters, Special Troops
123rd Field Artillery Observation Battalion   4th Counter Intelligence Corps Detachment
B Battery, 980th FAB (155 guns)   4th Infantry Band
B Battery, 65th Armored FAB    
2nd Batt., 359th IR, 90th Infantry Division    
801st Tank battalion (Destroyer M-10)    
87th Chemical Battalion    
1106th Engineer Combat Group    
13th Field Artillery Observation Battalion    
746th Tank Battalion (Sherman Duplex Drive)    

SOURCES INFORMATIONS & PHOTOSFindagrave.com - Yannick LONGY
PROGRAMMEURSFrédéric & Renaud