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McGee, William D. b. 1923 d. March 18, 1945 World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, he served in the United States Army during World War II as a Private First Class, United States Army Medical Detachment, 304th Infantry Regiment, 76th Infantry Division. On March 18, 1945, he was a medical aid man accompanying his unit during a night crossing of the Moselle River near Mulheim, Germany. Two soldiers of the advancing assault wave detonated mines on the east bank of the river, McGee went into the...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial, Hamm, Canton de Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg Plot: C-7-13
Patton, GEN. George Smith b. November 11, 1885 d. December 21, 1945 United States World War II Army General. He was born at Lake Vineyard Ranch what is now San Marino, California. In 1904, he entered the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York following in the military fashion of the Patton family. After graduation, he was assigned to the Cavalry as an aid to General John "Black Jack" Pershing, who at that time was pursuing the Mexican bandit General Pancho Villa. During World War I he saw service in France as part of the United States Army Tank...[Read More] (Bio by: Paul S.) Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial, Hamm, Canton de Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg GPS coordinates: 49.6120911, 6.1852899 (hddd.dddd)
Turner, Sgt. Day G b. September 2, 1921 d. February 8, 1945 US Army Medal of Honor Awardee of World War II. Citation reads as follows. Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company B, 319th Infantry, 80th Infantry Division. Place and date: At Dahl, Luxembourg, 8 January 1945. Entered service at. Nescopek, Pa. Birth: Berwick, Pa. G.O. No.: 49, 28 June 1945. Citation: He commanded a 9-man squad with the mission of holding a critical flank position. When overwhelming numbers of the enemy attacked under cover of withering artillery, mortar, and rocket...[Read More] (Bio by: Roy Webb) Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial, Hamm, Canton de Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg Plot: Plot E, Row 10, Grave 72