Pfc Bergendahl was born in 1922 in New Jersey and was killed in action on June 6, 1944 during the Airborne invasion of Normandy.|
Pfc Bergendahl is the son of Lena Bergendahl [b 1886 in Sweden].
The 1930 US Census for Newark, Essex County, New Jersey shows John residing at #64 South 10th St with his mother.
Pfc Bergendahl enlisted in the Army on Dec 30, 1942
at Hartford Conn. His enlistment records states John
was a high school graduate and was single.
Pfc Bergendahl was awarded the Purple Heart Medal and the Croix de Guerre Unit Citation [French].
Pfc Bergendahl is interred the Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France at Plot E Row 23 Grave 34.(pictured above right).