A memorial to those who served in the 116th Infantry Regiment, "The Stonewall Brigade"
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
PFC Raymond Valentine Mankowski
PFC Raymond Valentine Mankowski was born in 1923 in Lemont, Illinois to Bronislaus F V and Stella G (Luczak) Mankowski. His father, a foreman in a starch factory, was a veteran of WWI. His brother Thaddeus S. Mankowski served in the United States Marines Corps as a SGT during WWII. Raymond was assigned to K Company 116th Infantry on 5 Jul 1944 and killed in action on 9 Aug 1944 near Vire, France. He is buried in the Brittany American Cemetery.