6 June 1944 — Omaha Beach, France
Co. B, 116TH Regiment, landed at H +30 [H hour plus 30 minutes] on Omaha Beach at Dog Green.
The 116TH Regiment was attached to the 29TH Infantry Division, XIX Corps (MG Charles H. Corlett, Commanding), 1st Army, under Lieutenant General Omar Bradley.
Pvt. Hoag survived the landing but suffered shrapnel wounds from an artillery shell 29 June 1944, at St. Lo, Normandy, France. He died 9 Jul 1944.