Private First Class
John H. Seitz

22 March 1923 - 5 April 1945
Lumpkin County, Georgia - Schieder, Germany

 


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 grammar school.

John had five brothers and two sisters. He enlisted into the army on 12 July 1944 at Fort McPherson, Atlanta, Georgia.

After training he was attached to 329th Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division.

Not much is known about John's time with the 83rd.

John 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 1944.

 

329th Infantry Regiment

83rd Infantry Division

Pfc John H. Seitz is buried at Margraten American Military Cemetery, Plot D Row 10 Grave 25.



(picture courtesy of Mr. Ger Fritz)

Margraten, The Netherlands

See also:
Other casualties oth the 83rd Infantry Division


Sources and Acknowledgements:
Mr. Ger Fritz, who has adopted the grave of Pfc John Seitz at Margraten. Any information regarding John is more than welcome. Please contact the webmaster.
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Directions to Margraten American Military Cemetery

Posted 19 April 2009


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