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
NUTLEY SONS HONOR ROLL Remembering the Men Who Paid for Our Freedom


From The Nutley Sun

January 19, 1945

Pfc. Malcolm Christopher, Thurston Woodford Missing
 

March 30, 1945

Pfc. CHRISTOPHER KILLED IN ACTION

American Battle Monuments Commission

American Legion Post 70 Memorial

Final Crossing of the Leopoldville, Battle of the Bulge: December 24, 1944, Disaster for the 66th Infantry Division

Nutley Sons Honor Roll


World War II


 

READ MORE:

Belleville and Nutley in the Civil War a Brief History

Nutley Sons Honor Roll

Belleville Sons Honor Roll


Contact Us

Web site created by Anthony Buccino

Snail Mail: PO Box 110252, Nutley NJ 07110

Entire contents NutleySons.com
Copyright 2001 - 2016 by Anthony Buccino

All Rights Reserved


Web Site Sponsors

Old Nutley

Belleville Sons Honor Roll

Anthony's World