Friday, July 29, 2016
PFC Herman Joseph Bania
PFC Herman Joseph Bania b. 23 oct 1924 - d. 29 Jul 1944. Herman was the only son of Joseph Anthony and Sophia (Orzembowska) Bania who had immigrated from Bohemia. Herman was survived by his parent and his sister, Josephine Theresa (Bania) Tambor. Herman came to D Company 116th Regiment from the replacement depot on 15 Jul 1944, was reported MIA on 1 Aug and then reported to have been KIA as 26 Jul (in the morning reports). PFC Bania is buried in the Brittany American Cemetery.