Monday, June 6, 2016

PVT Joseph Morris Feinberg

PVT Joseph Morris Feinberg was born 29 Oct 1915 in New York, New York son of Abraham Feinberg, a Russian immigrant. He worked as a shoe salesman. Joseph was a member of the New York National Guard, C Company 9th Regiment, but was dropped from the rolls for failure to attend drills. 

When drafted in June 1943, Joseph was working as a typesetter.  He was sent overseas and assigned to Headquarters Company 1st Battalion 116th Infantry and trained for the amphibious assault on the French beaches.  PVT Feinberg was killed in action on 6 Jun 1944.

PVT Feinberg is buried in the Normandy American Cemetery.

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