A memorial to those who served in the 116th Infantry Regiment, "The Stonewall Brigade"
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.