Private Albert M Riedl

Name Albert M Riedl
Rank Private
Army Serial # 33919625
State Pennsylvania
Date of death 1944-12-13
Plot, Row, Grave G, 2, 42
Cemetery Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium, Google Maps
Role MOS 746 Automatic Rifleman
Unit B Company, 331st Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Awards Purple Heart
Remarks Private Riedl's full name is Albert Michael Riedl. The picture is donated by his daughter Carol Riedl Higgs.

Private Riedl was a member of B Company. The morning report for August 19, 1944 on page 33 and 34 lists him joining the unit from the 53rd Replacement Battalion on August 17, 1944. The morning report for December 18, 1944 on page 27 lists him as killed in action on December 13, 1944.

Erwin Derhaag pointed me to a newspaper article from the The Pittsburg Press 15 January 1945. From this article partially qouted:

Pvt. Albert M Riedl, 26, was killed in action Dec. 13 in Europe, while serving w ith the First Army Infantry. He had been in service for 11 months of which five were spent overseas.

The article can be seen below.
Documents - Newspaper article The Pittsburg Press January 15, 1945
- Morning report August 19, 1944, B Company, 331st IR, page 33
- Morning report August 19, 1944, B Company, 331st IR, page 34
- Morning report December 18, 1944, B Company, 331st IR, page 27
Grave Soldier
Albert M Riedl (33919625) Albert M Riedl (33919625)

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