|Birth: ||Aug. 3, 1923|
|Death: ||Jun. 6, 1944, France|
John served as a Private, Company B, 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, U.S. Army during World War II.
He resided in Franklin County, Maine prior to the war.
He enlisted in the Army on January 12, 1943 in Portland, Maine. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed in the manufacture of textiles and also as Single, without dependents.
John was "Killed In Action" in the D-Day invasion of France during the war and was awarded the Purple Heart.
Service # 31219377
He is the only son of John Connelly of Dryden, ME and he is the husband of the former Edna Libby of Wilton, ME whom he married on Aug 4, 1943.
PVT, US ARMY
Beverly National Cemetery
New Jersey, USA
Plot: D, 0, 756
Maintained by: 307th Airborne Engineer ...
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
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