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PFC Louis F Effley
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Birth: May 30, 1913
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 13, 1945

Louis served as a Private First Class in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Lewis County, New York prior to the war. He enlisted in the Army on March 23, 1944 at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He was noted as being Married.

He died in the "Line Of Duty" as a result of a non-battle related incident during the war.

Service # 42108686

The Military record notes "non-battle" related.

The Lowville Leader - Thursday May 10, 1945

PFC Louis F. Effley, 31, US Infantry was killed in action while fighting in Germany on March 13. A war department telegram notified his wife, Mrs. Helen Strife Effley, Shady avenue, Lowville, late Wednesday night.

PFC Effley entered the service on March 23, 1944 and received his basic training at Camp Blanding, Florida, and Ft. George Meade, Md. He left for overseas in Sept 1944. A telegram was received by his wife on April 8 stating he was missing in action.

He was born in Lowville, May 30, 1913, the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert D. Effley, Lowville. He attended Lowville academy and at the time of his induction he was employed by Henry J. Nortz.

Surviving besides his wife are two children, Jane Marie, 7, and Thomas Louis, 2, his parents, his five sisters, and his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Mary Ritz, Croghan.

( Burial & Article found by: Anne Cady
Family links: 
  Albert Dennis Effley (1886 - 1971)
  Helen Catherine Ritz Effley (1885 - 1971)
  Helen Strife Effley (1916 - 1999)*
  Thomas L Effley (1943 - 2001)*
  Rosanna Mary Effley Ramsey (1912 - 2004)*
  Louis F Effley (1913 - 1945)
  Martha Helen Effley Hilts (1920 - 2004)*
  Doris Margaret Effley Peters (1922 - 2006)*
*Calculated relationship
Lowville Rural Cemetery
Lewis County
New York, USA
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Sep 05, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76001846
PFC Louis F Effley
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PFC Louis F Effley
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PFC Louis F Effley
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 Added: Feb. 2, 2016

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Jan. 4, 2013

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Sep. 5, 2011

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