A Salute To Our Service, Fire & Police Personnel - August 2017  

115th. Infantry Regiment, 3rd. Battalion, 29th. Infantry Division, U.S. Army,
World War II

Albert Edward Newcomb was born in Charlotte County, Va. on October 10, 1911; the son of William H. and Gracie Eggleston Newcomb.
Along with his brothers and sisters he was raised on the home farm and educated in Charlotte County.

Albert entered into the service of his country at Richmond, Virginia on December 6, 1943 as a Private in the U.S. Army, serial number 33544726. Ater his initial training he was assigned to Company M of the 115th Infantry Regiment attached to the 29th Infantry Division.


As part of the D-Day Invasion of Normandy, he arrived in France, where he participated in numerous battles on their way to the surrender of Germany.

Returning to Charlotte County after the war, "Newc" as he was known became a successful merchant until his death on November 24, 1982.  He was interred in the Evergreen Cemetery at Charlotte Court House, Virginia.