Thursday, October 13, 2016
PVT Arthur Colvin Beeman
Arthur married Hattie May Pierson about 1935 and they had a daughter on 24 Dec 1936. When he was drafted in December 1943, Arthur was working as a policeman in Sonoma, California. On 22 Jul 1944 he was assigned from the replacement depot to E Company 116th Infantry. On 31 Jul 1944, Arthur was wounded and evacuated to the hospital. On 20 Sep 1944 he was returned to E Company and then on 22 Sep 1944 reassigned to F Company 116th Infantry. He was with that unit on 13 Oct 1944 when he was killed in action.
PVT Beeman is buried in the Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery. Hattie remarried before 1948. Their daughter is still living.