Sergeant Byron L. Goins #14041368 US Army was assigned to the 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division. The 8th Regiment went ashore on 6th of June 1944 across Utah Beach led by Gen Teddy Rosevelt Jr. The Division moved inland to support and reinforce the 82nd and 101st Airborne units. It then began the offensive to take the Cotentin Peninsula.
Sgt Goins was killed in action on 15th of June 1944. He was interred in the Normandy American Cemetery, G,4,20, Colleville-sur Mer, France.