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O'NEILL, James J

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O'NEILL, James J

Servicenumber: 33748977

 

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Age: Not available
Born: 1906, Forest City, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania
Hometown: District of Columbia
Family: Silvester O’Neill (father)
Theresa O’Neill (mother)
Gladys O’Neill (wife)
Rank: Private First Class
Function: Not available
Regiment: 10th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: Not available
Division - Transport: 5th Infantry Division
Company Squadron: Not available
Unit - Group: -
Plane data: (Serialnumber, MACR, etc.) -
Date of death: 4 December 1944
Status: KIA
Place of death: In the vicinity of Creutzwald on the
French–German border
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster
Gravenumber: Plot B, Row 8, Grave 55
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Lorraine
Biography: -
Other information: Pfc James J. O’Neill enlisted at Ft. Myer, Virginia on 9 October 1943.

He attended 4 years of High School and owned a gas station before he enlisted.

He was first buried in the U.S. Temporary Cemetery Limey, Toul, France.

Source of information: Leo Minne, www.abmc.gov, www.wwiimemorial.com, www.archives.gov – WWII Enlistment Record, www.ancestry.com – 1910 - 1920 – 1930 - 1940 Census / Headstone and Interment Record 1942-1949 / Pride Family Tree,
A footsoldier for Patton / Michael C. Bilder James G. Bilder, The 5th Infantry division in the ETO,
http://www.joedemadio.com/5th-infantry-division 

Photo source: -

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