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PFC Willard R McCurry
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Birth: Sep. 17, 1917
Walker County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jun. 7, 1944, France

He was born the 17 Sept 1917 at Walker County, Alabama, son of Brady McCurry and Bertha Senn. Married Eula Oleen Lane on 25 Jan 1942 in Walker County, Alabama, daughter of Arthur Gladous Lane, Sr. and Alice Dora Johnsey.

Enlisted 7 Mar 1942, Camp Shelby, Mississippi, US Army When killed he was with 401st Glider Infantry 101st Airborne.

Listed on Alabamians killed in World War II, Private First Class, European Area. Mrs. Bertha S McCurry, Cordova, Walker County, Alabama.
From War Department Casualty List Released for Publication, June 27, 1944 
Family links: 
  Brady D. McCurry (1896 - 1963)
  Bertha May Sinn McCurry (1900 - 1974)
  Willard R McCurry (1917 - 1944)
  Herman McCurry (1919 - 1970)*
  Edna L. McCurry McGuire (1922 - 1984)*
  Jimmie Nell McCurry Cannon (1925 - 2005)*
  Arnold McCurry (1927 - 1975)*
  Joseph R McCurry (1930 - 2014)*
  Shelby Jean McCurry Windham (1939 - 2016)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Entered the service from Alabama.
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: Plot D Row 17 Grave 14
Maintained by: Alabama UDC, Stonewall C...
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56647491
PFC Willard R McCurry
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PFC Willard R McCurry
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I wish I had had a chance to get to know you uncle Willard. We tried to bring you home but Grandmother said to let you rest in peace. I hope that for you. God Bless You. Love your neice,Jeanene
- rebecca hallmon
 Added: Jun. 6, 2015
Thank you for your World War II service and your Ultimate Sacrifice for our country, Private McCurry! May you rest in eternal Heavenly peace! You have certainly earned it!
 Added: Mar. 27, 2015
Rest in peace, Mr. McCurry
- Jeremiah McCurry
 Added: Mar. 6, 2015

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