|Birth: ||Dec. 22, 1910|
|Death: ||Aug. 19, 1944|
Departement de l'Orne
Newspaper article. South Bend, Exact date unknown. 1944.
Sgt. Ellis V. Airgood, aged 33, was killed in action in France on Aug 19. His wife, Cecilia Airgood, 718 West Eighth Street, was informed of his death in a telegram from the war department this morning. He was in the infantry. Sgt. Airgood entered the army in July, 1942, and had been overseas since July of this year.
Sgt. Airgood was a catcher on the 1928 championship Mishawaka High School baseball team.
Surviving other than his widow are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Court Airgood, of Berrien Center, Mich." three brothers, Pfc. Wayne Airgood, who is with the army overseas, and Joseph R. Airgood, of Mishawaka, and Loren Airgood, of Benton Harbor, Mich., and two sisters, Mrs. Ida Felabom and Mrs. Felda L. Watts, both of Mishawaka.
Note: Article omits brother Chester Airgood and daughter Dixie Airgood. Joseph R. is Roxy Frederick Airgood.
Newspaper article: Michigan paper.
Sgt. Airgood, 33, Berrien Center, Dies in Action
Berrien Center, Sept. 15--
Mr. and Mrs. C.F. Airgood were informed that their son Sgt. Ellis V. Airgood, 33, was killed in action in France. Aug. 19, according to a telegram received by Sgt. Airgood's wife, Mrs. Cecelia Airgood, 718 W. Eighth Street, Mishawaka, Ind., Sept. 8.
Sgt. Airgood entered the service in July, 1942 and was assigned to the infantry. He went overseas in July of this year.
He came to this community in 1930 and lived here and in Eau Claire for several years, part of which time he was employed by the Berrien County Packing company at both Eau Claire and Benton Harbor.
Besides his wife and parents, he is survived by a daughter, Miss Dixie Lee Airgood of Eau Claire, four brothers, Pfc. Wayne with army overseas; Roxy, Mishawaka; Loren, Benton Harbor: Chester, Nebraska: two sisters, Mrs. Ida Felabom and Mrs. Felda Watts, both of Mishawaka, Ind.
Courtland Fredrick Airgood (1873 - 1954)
Della Catherine Miller Airgood (1880 - 1965)
Agnes Wesner Shindeldecker (1912 - 1981)*
Cecilia Olga Van De Voorde Midday (1911 - 2007)*
Ida May Airgood Felabom (1901 - 1990)*
Felda LaVohn Airgood Watts (1903 - 1995)*
Roxy Fredrick Airgood (1905 - 1979)*
Chester Joseph Airgood (1907 - 1997)*
Ellis Vaughn Airgood (1910 - 1944)
Loren LeRoy Airgood (1912 - 2007)*
Wayne Eugene Airgood (1919 - 1993)*
Maintained by: Linda Airgood Neal
Originally Created by: v f
Record added: Dec 14, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32170832
sgt Ellis V Airgood, 80th US Infantry div, 318th reg was killed in action aug 19th, 1944 when liberating Argentan (Normandy). We'll never forget, RIP.|
Added: Aug. 29, 2016
NARA records list this soldiers Home of Record as Clark County, Indiana...Killed In Action...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.|
Added: Jul. 9, 2015
Wabash County Military
Added: Jan. 7, 2012
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