PFC James Phillip “Jim” Spinos

PFC James Phillip “Jim” Spinos

Birth
Windber, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 17 Mar 1945 (aged 31)
Remagen, Landkreis Ahrweiler, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Burial Windber, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 126686635 · View Source
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PENNSYLVANIA
PFC 284 ENGR COMBAT BN
WORLD WAR II

As provided by Andy:
Killed when a V-2 rocket that struck the 284th Combat Engineers Battalion B Company Command Post. It came down around 12:20 PM. Some of the men were gathering at this location for lunch. Eight men were inside the building when the V-2 struck and others were milling around outside before lunch was served. Two of the men recovered from the debris were dead, another died en-route to a hospital. Killed in the blast were 2d Lt. Sass, Sgt. Gardner, and Pfc. Spinos; 31 other men were seriously injured—one of which was Captain Henry, B Company Commander.



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  • Created by: JM
  • Added: 21 Mar 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 126686635
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC James Phillip “Jim” Spinos (1 May 1913–17 Mar 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 126686635, citing Saint Anthonys Cemetery, Windber, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by JM (contributor 48258379) .