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Pvt Oliver Paul Wilday
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Birth: Nov. 13, 1915
Greencastle
Putnam County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jun. 20, 1944, France

Oliver served as a Private in the 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in New Castle County, Delaware prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on October 6, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was noted as being employed as a Draftsmen and also as Single, without dependents.

Oliver was "Killed In Action" in France during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 33801344

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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 Parents:
  Harold Frazier Wilday (1888 - 1940)
  Mary Evelyn Carter Wilday (1888 - 1983)
 
 Sibling:
  Oliver Paul Wilday (1915 - 1944)
  Glenn Charles Wilday (1922 - 1995)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: Plot F Row 25 Grave 35
 
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56651444
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- nmbo
 Added: Aug. 8, 2014
Rest in peace Oliver.
- nmbo
 Added: Jan. 25, 2013
One of Delaware's Heros!
- Russ Pickett
 Added: Dec. 21, 2011
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