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MAGILL, James Phineas II

Servicenumber: 13096733


MAGILL James P II 01


MAGILL James P II 02


Age: 24
Born: 5 May 1920, Westtown, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Hometown: Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Family: Walter H. Magill (father)
Josephine A. (Andrews) Magill (mother)
Eleanor E. Magill (sister)
Charles A. Magill (brother)
Jean A. Magill (sister)
Arthur A. Magill (brother)
Donald A. Magill (brother)
Lincoln C. Magill (brother)
Dorothea L. (Chandler) Magill (wife)
Rank: Sergeant
Function: Not available
Regiment: 311th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: 2nd Battalion
Division – Transport: 78th Infantry Division
Company – Squadron: E Company 
Unit – Group: -
Plane data: (Serialnumber, MACR, etc.) -
Date of death: 14 February 1945
Status: KIA
Place of death: Near Achwammenauel Dam, Germany 
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot E, Row 3, Grave 8
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Henri-Chapelle
Other information: Sgt James P. Magill II enlisted in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 2 July 1942.

He graduated from Haveford College in 1942 where he excelled in sports and served as captain of the football team. He worked in manufacture of automobiles.

He was first buried at Block NNN, Row 7, Grave 137.

Source of information: Terry Hirsch, Peter Schouteten, Richard Blunk,, – James L. Cooper,, – WWII Enlistment Record, -  U.S., Headstone and Interment Records for U.S. Military Cemeteries on Foreign Soil / Thomas Family Tree / 1930 Census / Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records

Photo source: - Des Philippet / James L. Cooper


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