Staff Sergeant Jerome E Whitehead

Name Jerome E Whitehead
Rank Staff Sergeant
Army Serial # 6273165
State Oklahoma
Date of death 1944-10-21
Plot, Row, Grave B, 8, 48
Cemetery Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium, Google Maps
Unit 324th Field Artillery Battalion, 83rd Infantry Division
Awards Purple Heart
Remarks S/Sgt Whitehead was a member of Battery B. The morning report for October 21, 1944 on page 21 and 22 reads the following:

Btry shelled at 1130 by enemy. About 18 rds fell in btry area. S/Sgt Whitehead and Pvt Joe Watts, Jr were instantly killed when a shell fell approx. 15 ft fro No 2 Howitzer.

Pages 21 and 22 can be seen here as well. The coordinate listed is WL0426 which translates to 49.7263° 6.40462°.
Grave Soldier
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