|courtesy of Frogman|
Herbert was drafted in May 1942 and after completing his military training was sent to England and assigned to K Company 116th Infantry. The unit trainied for the amphibious landing that was a planned part of the D-Day invasion of occupied Europe. SGT Ross took part in the landings on 6 Jun 1944 and continued to fight with the unit until 11 Jul 1944 when he was killed in action near Saint-Lo, France.
SGT Ross rests forever in the Normandy American Cemetery.