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2LT Oscar L Gordon

Birth
Massachusetts, USA
Death 11 Jul 1943 (aged 29–30)
Italy
Burial Littleton, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 111699225 · View Source
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Oscar served as a 2nd Lt., 505th Parachute Infantry, 82nd Airborne Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Oxford County, Maine prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on July 6, 1942 in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Manager and also as Married.

Oscar was "Killed In Action" in the Allied invasion of Sicily, Italy during the war and was awarded the Purple Heart.

At the families request, the state of New Hampshire was added to his headstone instead of his state of residence (Maine). Possibly his wife resided in New Hampshire and made this request.

Service # O1310594


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  • Created by: Connie Lagasse Russell
  • Added: 2 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111699225
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Oscar L Gordon (1913–11 Jul 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111699225, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Littleton, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Connie Lagasse Russell (contributor 47359327) .