Tuesday, September 6, 2016
PVT Robert G. Quintal
Robert was drafted in March 1943, trained at Fort Jackson, South Carolina and after a 14-day furlough he went to England in January 1944. He was assigned to A Company 116th Infantry and survived the D-Day landing at Omaha Beach on 6 Jun 1944. He continued to fight with the unit until wounded on 15 Jul 1944 near Saint-Lo, France. He spent some time recovering in an English hospital and returned to the unit on 17 Aug 1944. PFC Quintal was in action with A Company until killed in action on 6 Sep 1944.
PFC Quintal was repatriated in 1948 and re-interred in Lakeside Cemetery in Port Huron, Michigan.