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Sub-Lieutenant George "Jimmy" Green, 551 Flotilla, has died.
We have just learned that Jimmy Green has died. Sub-Lieutenant George Green carried the men of the A company, 116th Regiment, 29th Division onto Dog Green, Omaha Beach on landing craft in the very first minutes of the D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944. Read more...
[Posted: 2016-05-14 09:33:04]
Virginia Beach - Cary Lee Jarvis, 94, of Virginia Beach, died April 28, 2016
He was a staff sergeant when he landed D-Day, first wave, on Omaha beach, a member of the C-Battery of the 111th Artillery Battalion, 29th Division.  Read more...
[Posted: 2016-05-03 19:10:18]
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WALL - IN MEMORY OF: [See all Messages]
RUNGE WILLIAM M
5TH RANGER BN
Bill was my grandfather. He was supposed to land at Point du Hoc on D day. But his landing craft sank and he was picked up by another boat of Rangers and came ashore at Omaha Beach. On D+1 he went up the coast in another boat and came ashore again and climbed up the cliffs of Point Du Hoc. At 18 he
Honored by Erik Runge
[Posted: 2018-06-08 00:28:31]
SPERLING BERNARD
4TH INFANTRY DIVISION
Bernard Weintraub, nephew to Bernard Sperling, is thankful for this history.
Honored by sandra weintraub
[Posted: 2018-03-31 16:19:23]
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THE NORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY and MEMORIAL
  MURRAY ROY W  


Unit: 82ND AIRBORNE DIVISION
Rank: FIRST LIEUTENANT
Hometown: UNION COUNTY (OH)

Status: KILLED IN ACTION
Date of Died: JUNE 6, 1944

Plot-Row-Grave: G-27-20 [See map]




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Let us remember those young soldiers who changed the course of history with their sacrifice. Let us commit ourselves to remembering their sacrifice by cherishing the freedom they bought for all generations that follow.
Honored by Laurent Lefebvre [June 24, 2018]
On behalf of sikh community, We honour Those who died and sacrificed their life for humanity and freedom for generations to come. May god bless his bless his soul.
Honored by Singh Sehmeet [2016-02-17 05:41:48]
I am Pamela Murray, the daughter of 1st Lt. Roy William Murray. With the help of many people, French and American, I have just today received a great posthumous medal for my father. It is the Medal of the French Senate, and I am humbled and honored for him and his brave heart. It took 70 years, but
Honored by Pamela Murray [2015-11-16 18:33:53]
Roy William Murray (Bill) was a 1st Lt. with the 508th PIR who parachuted into Normandy in the early hours on D-Day. He was shot on June 8 by a German sniper as he was carrying plasma to wounded men. .
Honored by Carolyn Platt [2015-11-03 13:15:42]
Correction of the above information thanks to Pamela Murray, Bill's daughter. Roy William Murray (Bill) was a 1st Lt. with the 508th PIR who parachuted into Normandy in the early hours on D-Day. He was not killed then, as it says on his grave stone, but turned up two days later meeting a group of m
Honored by Carolyn Platt [2015-11-03 13:11:29]
Our mother's cousin Bill Murray was killed by friendly fire when his unit was being fired upon by an American unit nearby. Bill, as the leader, crawled over to tell them to stop shooting, but they killed him. We, his family, are proud of his bravery, his sacrifice and his service to our country an
Honored by Carolyn Platt [2014-06-06 13:12:38]