T/Sgt. Wallace Reed KIA in France
(Sept. 14, Nov. 30, 1944)-- Tech. Sgt. Wallace E. Reed, 27, of Beech Street, Nutley, formerly Van Houten Place, Belleville, was killed in action in France on August 6.
He participated in the invasion of North Africa, Sicily, Italy and France. He was awarded the Silver Star for leading his platoon against the Nazis.
Sgt. Reed was awarded the Silver Star, and the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, WWII Service Lapel Button, WWII Victory Medal, European-African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal.
Reed was graduated from Barringer high school, Newark. He entered the service from New Jersey.
Sgt. Reed served in the 47th Infantry Regiment, Ninth Infantry Division. He is buried at Plot J, Row 11, Grave 2, Brittany American Cemetery, St. James, France.
American Battle Monuments Commission
American Legion Post 70 Memorial
Find-a-Grave - Dominique Potier; Bruce Malone, cemetery superintendent.
National Archives and Records Administration
National World War II Memorial
Newark Evening News, Sept. 15, 16, 18, Nov. 25 , 1944
The Belleville Times, Sept. 14, Nov. 30, 1944
U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
U.S., Headstone and Interment Records for U.S. Military Cemeteries
on Foreign Soil, 1942-1949
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