Raymond G. Hart
(New York, New York)
27 Dec 1944, Wed • Other Editions • Page 286
Raymond George Hart was the 5th of 8 children born in Brooklyn, New York to Peter Kennedy Hart and Grace Estelle (Brown) Hart on January 18 1912. Raymond married Violet Green and had one child, a daughter Pamela who was born during Feb. 1944 in Brooklyn, New York. Raymond was a member of the 50th Infanty Battalion, 6th Armored Division from Brooklyn, New York and arrived in France on "D" day,June 6, 1944 at Normandy Beach. On Noverber 12, 1944, he died in action on the drive to the Siegfried Line. Rather than have his body shipped back to the States , He was buried at: Plot B Row 25 Grave 31 at Lorraine American Cemetery, St. Avoid , France. He was awarded The Pruple Heart for his service to The United States of America.
His obituary from The Brooklyn Eagle, Sun.Dec 24,1944:
Pfc Raymond G.Hart of 252 St John's Place, member of an infantry unit, was killed in France on Nov.12, according to word received by his wife, Mrs.Violet Greene Hart. Overseas since June he had taken part in the fighting in Normandy,Brittany and at Brest.
Born in Brooklyn 32 years ago he attended P.S.9 and for eight years before entering the armed serves on June 1,1943, he was a route salesman in Bay Ridge for the Taystee Bread Company. Most of his military training was received at Camp Campbell, Ky., and at Fort Meade, Md.
He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hart and besides his wife is survived by a daughter, Pamela; four sisters, Mrs. Frederick Nelson, Mrs. William Drew, Mrs. John
Nicols and Mrs. Peter Callahan, and two brothers, Patrolman Monroe Hart of the 92nd Precinct and Corp. Arthur Hart, with the army in Italy.
Raymond G. Hart
Service # 32909075
Private First Class, U.S. Army
50th Infantry Battalion, 6th Armored Division
Entered Service From: New York
Date of Death: November 12, 1944
Buried: Plot B Row 25 Grave 31
Lorraine American Cemetery
St Avold, France
Awards: Purple Heart