Pvt William M Botz

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Pvt William M Botz

  • Birth 15 Feb 1923
  • Death 18 Sep 1944
  • Burial East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA
  • Plot Section J, Site 15037
  • Memorial ID 25214435

Pvt Botz was a member of Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion of the 508 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division.
He parachuted into Normandy at about 0130 on D-Day, 6 June 1944. He was severely wounded within the next 48 hours and was evacuated to a field hospital before ultimately being returned to the United States. Unfortunately he never fully recovered from his wounds and died on 18 Sep 1944.


Inscription

NEW YORK
PVT 508 PRCHT INF
82 ABN DIV
WW II


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  • Created by: Dick ODonnell
  • Added: 12 Mar 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25214435
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt William M Botz (15 Feb 1923–18 Sep 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25214435, citing Long Island National Cemetery, East Farmingdale, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Dick ODonnell (contributor 46951262) .