21 April 1945 — Bologna, ITaly
T/Sgt Winfred W. Tolbert
Service Company, 310th Engineer Battalion
85th "Custer" Infantry Division
Tech/Sergeant Winfred W. Tolbert served with 85th Custer Division in 310th Engineer Combat Battalion, Headquarters and Service Company.
As the 85th Infantry Division advanced northwest from Bologna, past San Gionvanni, it approached their first major river: Panora River. Just prior to reaching the Panora River, they entered teh town of Sant' Agata Bolognese on 21 April, 1945.
Tech Sergeant Winfred W. Tolbert, Company B, 310th Engineers was killed in action in this small town. He was riding on a jeep and they stopped and dismounted. One of the enemy came around the corner riding a motorcycle, and, with a burst of fire from his machine pistol, gravely wounded him.