Pfc. Malcolm Christopher MIA
(Jan. 19, 1945) -- Pfc. Malcolm Christopher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry C.
Christopher of Chestnut street was reported missing in the European area.
Pvt. Christopher is a graduate of Nutley High school, class of 1942. Before entering service, he was employed at Hoffman-La Roche.
Christopher was aboard the Belgian troopship Leopoldville when it was sunk by a German submarine on Christmas Eve killing 802 men of the 2,235 aboard.
Christopher served in the 264th Infantry Regiment, 66th Infantry Division. He received the Purple Heart. He is listed on the Tablets of the Missing at Normandy American Cemetery, St. Laurent-sur-Mer, France.
A longer biography appears in
From The Nutley Sun
January 19, 1945
Pfc. Malcolm Christopher,
Thurston Woodford Missing
March 30, 1945
Pfc. CHRISTOPHER KILLED IN ACTION
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