Ralph Scalf was bornin 1918 at New Castle, Indiana, the son of Arthur Laymon Scalf and Geneva Belle French.
Death July 28, 1944, Caen, France
117th Inf, 30th Div
Ralph Scalf was initially buried at La Cambe Cemetery at Isigny, France and re-buried at Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France, Plot Plot H Row 3 Grave 24.
The Johnson City Press, 27 August 1944
Pvt. Ralph Scalf, 25, was killed in action July 28 in France, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Scalf of Chuckey, route 4, have learned from the War Department. Private Scalf, who had been overseas since February, entered service January 14, 1941, as a member of an infantry division. He trained at Fort Jackson, S.C., Fort Benning, Ga., Camp Forrest, Camp Blanding, Ga., and at Camp Atterbury, Ind. He attended Washington College High School. Survivors, other than his parents, are a sister, Mary Kate and a brother, Cpl. Harold Scalf, who is now serving with the U.S. Army Air Force in England.
- Rank: Private
- Date of birth: 27 October 1918
- Date of death: 28 July 1944
- County: Greene
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 117th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Battles: Normandy Campaign
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France
- Location In Memorial: Pillar IX, Bottom Panel
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