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Raymond S. HOBACK - 29th Division.
Bedford Boys Fallen - Raymond Samuel HOBACK never had a chance to reach 100 years old today. Instead, he sacrified his life for our freedom... Raymond may have made it out of his landing craft, but he never made it to shore. Others recall seeing his body in the water. Bedford also failed to make in on the beach. He was killed by an exploding 88mm shell. Their time in the battle could be measured in minutes... [American D-Day facebookRead more...
[Posted: 2020-01-21 22:40:05]
RIP - Robert GIGUERE - Navy.
It is with heavy heart we learn the passing of Mr. Robert GIGUERE, a veteran of D-Day (Normandy)... He was 93... Four days earlier, Giguere rode across the choppy English Channel toward the Normandy coast with the Sixth Naval Beach Battalion. When his carrier grounded on the beach, a Teller mine detonated from beneath and tore through the ship's hull, Killing several soldiers below deck... [American D-Day facebookRead more...
[Posted: 2020-01-21 22:58:23]
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HILL D F
7TH NAVAL BEACH BN
Bonjour Je fais des recherches sur le lieutenant HILL D F. Pourriez vous m'indiquer quel ├ętait son army serial number. Par avance merci Dominique Lombard
Honored by Dominique Lombard
[Posted: 2021-11-18 12:45:39]
BREDA ITALO J
29TH INFANTRY DIVISION
Italo J. Breda my youngest uncle, born in Suffolk County Massachusetts in 1923. the son Of Italian Immigrants,Merito and Theresa Breda.Italo served in the service of the United States Of America with his older brothers and surrendered his young life in combat at the age 21 years,to allow freedom,lib
Honored by Wayne J Breda MD,DSc.
[Posted: 2021-05-21 01:16:39]
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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 [January 29, 2022]
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]