Colonel Samuel V Krauthoff

Name Samuel V Krauthoff
Rank Colonel
Army Serial # O-15536
State Missouri
Date of death 1945-02-01
Plot, Row, Grave B, 14, 14
Cemetery Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium, Google Maps
Unit Headquarters, 83rd Infantry Division
Awards Legion of MeritBronze StarPurple HeartFrench Legion of Honor
Remarks The book Normandy to victory: the war diary of General Courtney H. Hodges and the First U.S. Army says the following:

Samuel L. Krauthoff (18 Dec 1902 - 1 Feb 1945) USMA 1924, Field Artillery. Krauthoff was the Eighty-third’s chief of staff from 1944 to 1 Feb 1945, when he was killed in an accident at Hamoir, Belgium.

See this link for the reference. The author notes that the middle initial should probably be V from Vance instead of L.
Grave Soldier
Samuel V Krauthoff (O-15536) Samuel V Krauthoff (O-15536)

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