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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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LAMBERT INGRAM E
29TH INFANTRY DIVISION
RIP cousin; your valor will be my mission to ensure it is acknowledged
Honored by Mariann Cheney
[Posted: 2019-11-18 12:17:44]
MACHAN JAMES A
2ND RANGER BN
Allen Machan (He apparently went by Allen) was nephew to my Grandmother Genevieve Geddes. I was told as a child he died at D-Day but they didn't know any more details. His dad is Andrew Machan and mom is Hazel-Mae Machan, nee Goodman. Allen was born in Canada, as was his dad. His mom was born in Iow
Honored by Michael Geddes
[Posted: 2019-09-10 08:12:29]
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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 [February 17, 2020]
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]