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Eugene J Overby
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Birth: Jul. 15, 1924
Griggs County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 1944, Germany

Binford Cousins Killed In Action On German Front
Two Binford young men, cousins, have been listed as killed in action in the fighting in France and Germany. They are Alvin Overby, son of Mr. and Mrs. Christ Overby, and Eugene J. Overby, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Overby, both had been overseas about two months at the time they were reported killed.
Alvin Overby was reported as having been killed in action last August 13, in France. He was born near Binford March 20, 1919 and called into service April 20, 1942. Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Christ Overby, three brothers and three sisters, Henry of McHenry, Mrs. Wm. Keller of Morristown. S.D., Mrs. Jens Barclay of McHenry, Mrs. Clarence Brodshaug of Libby, Mont., and Clarence and Eddie at home.
Eugene J. Overby was born in Addie township July 15, 1924. He entered the service in February of this year and crossed about two months ago with an infantry unit. He was listed as killed on November 8. He has two brothers in the service, Hans in France, and Stanley, in New Guinea.
His mother and father are both dead, and besides the two soldier brothers he is survived by a sister, Adnes, and another brother, John, who farms the home place.
Griggs County Sentinel-Courier, Cooperstown, ND. 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew Nelson Overby (1876 - 1943)
  Synneve Johansdatter Barclay Overby (1882 - 1942)
 
 Siblings:
  Hans A. Overby (1906 - 1909)*
  Johan Overby (1908 - 1909)*
  Hans A. Overby (1910 - 1998)*
  John A. Overby (1912 - 2001)*
  Stanley Overby (1919 - 2001)*
  Eugene J Overby (1924 - 1944)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial
Saint-Avold
Departement de la Moselle
Lorraine, France
Plot: Plot J Row 25 Grave 30
 
Created by: ShaneO
Record added: Feb 10, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104950567
Eugene J Overby
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Eugene J Overby
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Eugene J Overby
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PVT, 137 INF, 35 INF DIV WORLD WAR II
- ShaneO
 Added: Apr. 26, 2014
Thank you Eugene for your service and courage
- kateb
 Added: Jun. 7, 2013
 
 
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