Wednesday, July 6, 2016
SSG Everett Dubois Kriebel
Everett was drafted in February 1943. He was sent to England after his basic training and assigned to C Company 116th Infantry. He trained with the unit for the amphibious landing that took place on 6 Jun 1944 and participate in that landing. PFC Kriebel earned his first Bronze Star during that effort. Everett was promoted to SSG on 21 Jun 1944. He continued to fight with C Company until he was killed in action on 6 Jul 1944. It was during that action that he earned his second Bronze Star.
SSG Kriebel was repatriated and is buried in the Maplewood Cemetery in Anderson, Indiana. His wife Ethel married soon after the war.