A memorial to those who served in the 116th Infantry Regiment, "The Stonewall Brigade"
Sunday, August 28, 2016
PFC Walter H. Grassell
PFC Walter H. Grassell was born 27 Feb 1919 in Washington County, Pennsylvania to Walter Frank and Hattie (Noble) Grassell. The elder Walter worked in a tile mill and a glass factory.
Walter was drafted in August 1941. We don't know where he was until 21 Jul 1944 when he was transferred from the replacement depot to F Company 116th Infantry. PFC Grassell was killed in action on 28 Aug 1944.