A memorial to those who served in the 116th Infantry Regiment, "The Stonewall Brigade"
Saturday, July 16, 2016
PFC Lowran Lee Hess
PFC Lowran Lee Hess was born 15 Dec 1922 in Buckhannon, West Virginia to Russell Guy and Fannie Elizabeth (Crites) Hess. Russell was a coal miner. The family lived for several years in Coal, West Virginia.
Lowran was drafted in January 1943. Apparently he was assigned to G Company 116th Infantry before the amphibious assault at Omaha Beach on D-Day. PFC Hess was killed in action on 16 Jul 1944.