Second Lieutenant Herschel E Bailey

Name Herschel E Bailey
Rank Second Lieutenant
Army Serial # O-1317611
State Ohio
Date of death 1944-07-10
Plot, Row, Grave B, 22, 36
Cemetery Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, Google Maps
Role MOS 1542 Infantry Unit Commander, Platoon Leader
Unit A Company, 331st Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division
Awards Purple Heart
Remarks According to the memoirs of Frank Monan, Co. A 331st, 2nd. Lt. Herschel E Bailey joined Co. A on July 9th, 1944 and was a Platoon leader for Company A.

The morning report confirms this. Second Lieutenant Bailey was a member of A Company. The morning report for July 11, 1944 on page 16 lists him joining the unit from the 92nd Replacement Battalion on July 9, 1944. The same page lists him killed in action on July 10, 1944. The pages can be seen below.
Documents - MR A Co 07-1944 page 16
Grave Soldier
Herschel E Bailey (O-1317611) Herschel E Bailey (O-1317611)

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