A memorial to those who served in the 116th Infantry Regiment, "The Stonewall Brigade"
Saturday, November 26, 2016
CPL Sherman Luther Ayars Jr
CPL Sherman Luther Ayars Jr, born 9 Nov 1920 in Ramsey County, Minnesota to Sherman Luther and Berdella Clara (Anderson) Ayars. He had 2 sisters. Sherman and his father were both typesetters although Sherman didn't go past 2 years of high school. Both of Sherman's sisters graduated from high school.
In May 1942 Sherman enlisted. He was assigned to Cannon Company 116th Infantry before D-Day. On 28 Aug 1944 he was promoted to Corporal. He was killed in action 26 Nov 1944.