Private First Class Charles Gilbert

Name Charles Gilbert
Rank Private First Class
Army Serial # 6888225
State Virginia
Date of death 1944-07-04
Plot, Row, Grave C, 14, 18
Cemetery Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, Google Maps
Unit E Company, 331st Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Awards Purple Heart
Remarks Special Orders #176 from HQ Ft. Oglethorpe lists Private First Class Gilbert as a member of the original cadre for the 331st Infantry Regiment. He was transferred from B Company, 3rd Cavalry as a Sergeant. His original assignment was Section Leader (MOS 652) and he became a Squad Leader (MOS 653) in E Company of the newly formed 331st Infantry Regiment. The relevant part can be seen below. Since we have no other information we assume that he was killed while serving in E Company.

Special Orders #176 can be found here.
Documents - Relevant part Special Orders #176
Grave Soldier
Charles  Gilbert (6888225) Charles  Gilbert (6888225)

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