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Pvt John J Driscoll
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1917
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 1944
Haute-Normandie, France

John enlisted in the Army at Boston, MA on 1 June 1942 and volunteered for parachutist duty.

Pvt Driscoll was assigned to Company B, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment and participated in the invasion of France on D-Day, 6 June 1944.

On 26 June he was officially listed as Missing In Action as of 6 June 1944.

It was not until 1 November 1944 that his status was changed from missing in action to killed in action 6 June 44 battle casualty.

His military awards include the Good Conduct Medal and posthumous awards of the Purple Heart and the Combat Infantryman Badge.

 
 
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 Parents:
  John D Driscoll (1886 - 1973)
  Mary E Malloy Driscoll (1889 - 1977)
 
Inscription:
PVT, 508 PRCHT INF REGT, 82 ABN DIV WORLD WAR II
 
Burial:
Blue Hill Cemetery
Braintree
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Dick ODonnell
Originally Created by: ShaneO
Record added: Apr 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 89185812
Pvt John J Driscoll
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Pvt John J Driscoll
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Pvt John J Driscoll
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