Tuesday, August 30, 2016
PFC Charles Savary Jr.
Charles was drafted in May 1943. After his basic military training he was sent to the European theater. PFC Savary was transferred from the replacement depot to K Company 116th Infantry on 24 Jul 1944. He then fought with the unit in the liberation of Vire before moving with the unit into Brittany. PFC Savary was killed in action on 30 Aug 1944 near La Trinite in the effort to take Brest from the Germans.
PFC Savary rests forever in the Brittany American Cemetery.
Charles' brother, Paul Savary, served in the U.S. Navy during the war.