|Birth: ||Nov. 30, 1924|
|Death: ||Jan. 19, 1945, Belgium|
James served as a Staff Sergeant, 194th Glider Infantry, 17th Airborne Division, U.S. Army during World War II.
He resided in Allegany County, Maryland prior to the war.
He enlisted in the Army on April 9, 1943 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was noted as being employed as a Farm Hand and also as Single, without dependents.
He was "Killed In Action" during the war and was awarded a Purple Heart.
Service # 33720308
Below Article found by: Charles Riend
Cumberland Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, page 11, col. 1 & 2:
~~Friday, February 9, 1945~~
KILLED IN BELGIUM: Staff Sgt. James E. Bucy, (above), was killed in action January 19 at the Belgian front where he fought as a member of the 17th Airborne Division. A graduate of Fort Hill High School In 1942,
he entered the Army in April, 1943, and sailed for overseas duty last August. Staff Sgt. Bucy was the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Bucy, 136 Arch street.
Staff Sgt. James E. Bucy, 136 Arch street, in Belgium January 19.
Staff Sgt. Bucy was the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Bucy, 136 Arch street. A graduate of Fort Hill High School in 1942. He entered the Army in April of the following year and sailed for overseas duty last August. He fought as a member of the 17th Airborne Division. Staff Sgt. Bucy was former Celanese plant employe.
( Burial Location found by: Anne Cady )
Earl Brown Bucy (1892 - 1952)
Sarah C Turner Bucy (1900 - 1977)
Hillcrest Memorial Park
Plot: Shrine View 108 space 1
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: May 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69899162