Tuesday, September 6, 2016

PVT Joseph M. Dent

courtesy Joy Riggers
PVT Joseph M. Dent was born in 1925 in South Charleston, West Virginia to Chapman and Effie Dent.  His father was a foreman in a glass factory.

Drafted in June 1943, Joseph had only completed 3 years of high school.  He was sent overseas and on 3 Sep 1944 was transferred from the replacement depot to L Company 116th Infantry.  PVT Dent was killed 2 days later on 6 Sep 1944. 

PVT Dent is buried in the Brittany American Cemetery

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