John H. Seitz was born on
23 March 1923, son of John C. Seitz and Pearl
Harrison Seitz. They lived in Lumpkin County,
Georgia. His father was a farmer and John
probably worked on the farm after he finished
John had five brothers and
two sisters. He enlisted into the army on 12
July 1944 at Fort McPherson, Atlanta, Georgia.
training he was attached to 329th Infantry
Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division.
much is known about John's time with the
was killed on 5 April 1945 near Schieder,
Germany. The circumstances of
his death are not known.
Ironically, John was killed exactly a year after
his his brother, Clifford passed away on 5 April