A memorial to those who served in the 116th Infantry Regiment, "The Stonewall Brigade"
Thursday, October 13, 2016
PFC Orvil B Coy
PFC Orvil B. Coy was born 23 Dec 1920 in Oregon to Oren Blaine and Hattie Ann (Lane). Oren was a lumberman and worked in a sawmill to support the family. Orvil also worked in a sawmill.
In July 1942 Orvil was drafted. We don't know where Orvil was until we find that he was assigned from the replacement depot to A Company 116th Infantry on 9 Sep 1944. He was promoted to PFC on 21 Sep 1944. PFC Coy was killed in action on 13 Oct 1944.