The 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment
Company F

Pfc Glenn Ball
Service # 35629657
Pfc Glenn Ball Pfc Ball was born in 1923 in Ohio and was killed in action on June 30, 1944 during the Airborne invasion of Normandy.

Pfc Ball (left). is the son of Glenn Ball [b.5-3-1898 in Ohio and died 6-19-59] a grain farmer and the son of Myrth Ball [b. 1988 in Ohio and died unknown].

The 1930 US Census for Prairie, Franklin County, Ohio shows Glenn residing at Cole Road with his parents and 4 Brothers, Allan [b1920 in Ohio] Eugene [b. 1924 in Ohio] John [b. 1926 in Ohio] and William [b. 1929 in Ohio].

Pfc Glenn BallPfc Ball enlisted in the Army on Feb 19, 1943 at Columbus, Ohio. His enlistment record states that Glenn completed high school was married and was employed a a railroad section hand.

Pfc Ball was awarded the Purple Heart Medal and the Croix de Guerre Unit Citation [French].

Pfc Ball is interred at the Normandy American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, France at Plot C Row 23 Grave 17. (pictured above right).

{Note: The above information was provided by Sandra S Smith.}