Pvt Koser was born in 1923 in Pennsylvania and was killed in action on June 13. 1944 during the Airborne invasion of Normandy.|
Pvt Koser is the son of Fred Koser [b.2-16-1895 and died June, 1965] a tanner and the son of Bertha Koser [b.1896 in PA].
The 1930 US Census for Montgomery, Franklin County, PA shows Alfred residing with his parents and 3 brothers, Orville, Elwood and Charles E and 6 sisters, Vera, Margaret, Anna, Betty, Francis and Mildred.
Pvt Koser enlisted on Jan 15, 1943 at Akron, Ohio. His enlistment records states Alfred had completed grammar school and was employed as a small craft operator.
Pvt Koser was awarded the Purple Heart Medal and the Croix de Guerre Unit Citation [French].
Pvt Koser is interred in Pennsylvania.