Jacob Klemm

Pvt. Jacob Klemm killed in action near Gouesnou on 8 August 1944, during the assault on Fortress Brest.
Source: Battlefield Brest Remembered
The memorial pays tribute to Lormeau 75 Americans killed during the fighting for the liberation of Plabennec and Plouvien 8 and 9 August 1944. Located in the countryside, on the road between Plabennec Gouesnou, Lormeau the memorial was initiated by the local veterans and opened in 2009 and is dedicated to the American liberators. Author of several books on the subject, Louis Bothorel, plouviennois a writer, did a great job which allowed to find the names of 75 fallen GI's during those bloody days.

Jacob Klemm
Private, U.S. Army
44th Infantry Battalion, 6th Armored Division
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Date of Death: August 8, 1944
Awards: Purple Heart, Silver Star