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David Albert Newcomer

Graduating Class of 1919
Served in World War II

David Albert Newcomer

Corps of Engineers


New York City, NY

Date of Birth

Location of Death

Bonlieu, France

Date of Death

Location of Burial

Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

More About Colonel Newcomer

Colonel Newcomer was on a special mission in Bonlieu when his unit was ambushed and surrounded by German forces. Colonel Newcomer was assisting his fellow service members when he was wounded by an enemy shell. He was taken prisoner and given treatment but he still died due to the wounds.