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1LT Harry "Welshy" Welsh
Birth: Sep. 27, 1918
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1995
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA

Served with the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division He served with the 506th from their inception at Camp Toccoa, GA, and into D-Day, during the assault on Carentan, he was also present when the company dropped on Holland during Operation: Market Garden, and the Battle of the Bulge, where he received two Bronze Star Medals, he was also with the company during the Liberation of Hageneau, and was present when the 506th captured Hitler's Eagle's Nest.

After the war, he got a job as a school teacher in his hometown of Wilkes-Barre, eventually becoming Superindentendant of Schools.

He died, oddly enough on his good friend, Major Richard Winters' 77th birthday.

Cause of Death: Heart failure. 
Wilkes-Barre City Cemetery
Luzerne County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Douglas Brown
Record added: Apr 24, 2007
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1LT Harry Welshy Welsh
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 Added: Sep. 26, 2016

- Jim Mitchell
 Added: May. 19, 2016
He is buried at St. Mary's Cemetery next to Kitty and his son Kevin, not at the City Cemetery. (The Harry Welsh in the City Cemetery is another Harry Welsh who also lived in Wilkes Barre and was also born in 1918, but is not this Harry Welsh.) http://arch...(Read more)
- Readsalot
 Added: Feb. 3, 2016
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