358th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division Fallen Memorial
On a boulder on the lawn in front of the church.Monument
The memorial is a boulder about 4 feet high with a brass inscribed plaque attached to it. Adjacent to the plaque is a brass sculpture of the soldier dog tags and equipment; in the background of the plaque is the symbol of the 90thInfantry Division.
The memorial remembers six soldiers of the 2nd Platoon, Company D, 1st Battalion, 358th Infantry Regiment, 90th Infantry Division “Tough Ombres” who were killed on May 1, 1945 while liberating the town of Díly.
The text is in English and reads:
SGT Walter M. "Buddy" BASINGER
SSGT William Q. HOWELL
PFC Alfred "Red" SIMONS
PFC James V. GREEN
PVT Richard V. PEGG SR
PFC Marion L. Mc ILWAIN
2nd Platoon / Company D
1st Battalion / 358th Infantry Regiment
90th Infantry Division "Tough 'Ombres"
KILLED IN ACTION
+ MAY 1. 1945
Občané obce Díly Plzeňský kraj
Klub 3. Armády Plzeň Indianhead Club Pilsen
-Symbol of the 90th Infantry Division in the background-