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PFC Virgil Ray Eadens
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Birth: May 13, 1925
Riverside
Warren County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 24, 1944
Drevant, France

Obituary Posted in the Detroit, Mich. newspaper in June 1944

PFC. Ray Eadens,age 19,died June 24 from wounds received in action June 22 in France.He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil G. Eadens, 27059 Barrington road, Royal Oak township.
Formerly a student at Madison high school, he was employed at the Chrysler Tank arsenal before being inducted into the service in Aug.,1943. Completing his basic training at Camp Gruber, Okla., he was home on a ten-day furlough in Mar.,1944, before reporting to Camp Phillips, Kan. He left for overseas duty Apr.1,1944. he is survived by his parents; a brother,Cpl. Denver Eadens, and a sister.

(He had 10 Brothers and Sisters, one sister deceised)at the time of his death.

He served in the United States Army as a Private First Class in the 313th Infantry Regiment, 157th Infantry Brigade, 79th Infantry Division. 
 
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 Parents:
  Virgil Guy Eadens (1890 - 1953)
  Anna Grady Morgan Eadens (1903 - 1995)
 
 Siblings:
  Baby Girl Eadens (1917 - 1917)**
  Anna Frieda Eadens (1921 - 1924)*
  Denver Morris Eadens (1923 - 2001)*
  Virgil Ray Eadens (1925 - 1944)
  Grady May Eadens Spikberg (1925 - ____)*
  Aulga Remona Eadens (1928 - ____)*
  Waite Mack Eadens (1931 - 1973)*
  Elsie Louise Eadens Pears (1933 - 2006)*
  Guy (Junior) Eadens (1936 - 1998)*
  Annette G. Eadens Duffer (1944 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: Plot E, Row 11, Grave 38.
 
Maintained by: Kevin A. Pears
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56298910
PFC Virgil Ray Eadens
Added by: Kevin A. Pears
 
PFC Virgil Ray Eadens
Added by: Kevin A. Pears
 
PFC Virgil Ray Eadens
Added by: Kevin A. Pears
 
 
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- Sharon
 Added: May. 26, 2014

- Art Stafford
 Added: Nov. 11, 2011
Rest in peace, Ray.
- Doil and LaVerne
 Added: Jun. 11, 2011
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