Paul Risko
According to a news release, Risko was killed in Northern France on July 29, 1944. He is believed to have been the first casualty from the 86th and 6th Calvary Reconnaissance Squadron during World War II.
The Chronicle-Telegram
(Elyria, Ohio)
17 August 1944 • Page 1
The Sandusky Register
(Sandusky, Ohio)
9 September 1939 • Page 2
The Sandusky Register
(Sandusky, Ohio)
29 May 1940 • Page 2

Paul Risko

Sergeant, U.S. Army

Service # 35029296

86th Cavalry Reconn Squadron, 6th Armored


Entered the Service from: Ohio

Died: 29-Jul-44

Buried at: Plot C Row 7 Grave 9

Normandy American Cemetery

Colleville-sur-Mer, France

Awards: Purple Heart