Private Esson
Pvt Esson
Rank Presumed Private
Affiliations United States Army 2nd Ranger Battalion, C Company
Death June 6, 1944, Normandy, France (likely)

Esson was a minor character in Saving Private Ryan. He was a soldier in the 2nd Rangers Batallion of the United States Army during World War Two.

Biography Edit

Esson was part of Company C led by Captain John H. Miller. On D-Day, June 6th,1944, Esson was deployed to Omaha Beach with Charlie Company, 2nd Rangers Battalion. Esson was only seen when the landing crafts came under fire from the German MG-42s in the coastal bunker. Captain Miller shouted for his men to jump into the water to evade enemy fire. Esson's exact fate was unknown, but he was likely killed by machine gunfire before he was able to jump overboard.