S/Sgt. Fred Raymond  Wyckoff  Jr.

S/Sgt. Wyckoff KIA in North Africa

(Sept. 9, 1943) -- Staff Sergeant Fred Raymond Wyckoff, Jr. 28, was  killed in action in the North African Theatre of Operations in August.

Wycoff, of 481 Union Avenue, was graduated from Belleville High School in 1933. He left town for the Army in January 1941. He received training at Fort Bragg, N.C.

He was in the battle of Tunisia having landed with the first invasion force in North Africa last November.

Fred R. Wyckoff was killed in action in Tunisia on August 1943.

Among his survivors is a brother Sgt. Theodore Wyckoff, 24, in Colorado.


Sources:

War Memorial

Belleville Sons Honor Roll

 Belleville, New Jersey

World War II

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