James DUFFY Jr

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBERO-488100
AGE 
DATE OF BIRTH 
STATEMICHIGAN
FAMILYMaried: Alberta WARNER
RANK2nd Lieutenant
FONCTION 
DATE of ENLISTEMENT1941 Diploma of the Military academy Howe
10 Avril 1942
MI
BATTALION53rd Infantry Battalion
DIVISION4th Armored Division
DATE OF DEATH18 july 1944duffy james jr tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATH-
CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY

Plan du Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
C2622
STORY
 Purple Heart
Photo FDLM
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HISTOIRE

James Duffy Jr. Was born in 1916 or 1924 according to various sources .

He enlists on April 10th, 1942, having been awarded a diploma by the military academy of Howe in 1941.

He gets married to Alberta Warner on August 20th, 1942.

He lands on the beaches of Normandy in June, 1944.

At night of July 18th, 1944, the second lieutenant Duffy leaves in front to inspect a patrol.

During this evening, the company undergoes a powerful German counter-attack through its lines which forces the company to beat a retreat.

This counter-attack cost the life of 4 men of which that of James.

Thank you again to Monty McDaniel.

By Manon Barde

 

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INFORMATION SOURCE Monty McDaniel - Manon BARBE
PICTURE SOURCEAcadémie Militaire Howe - Monty McDaniel - Manon BARBE - Frédéric LAVERNHE
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud