Michael John McGee

Michael John McGee

Birth
County Monaghan, Ireland
Death 6 Jun 1944 (aged 21)
Benouville, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Burial Benouville, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Memorial ID 34381925 · View Source
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Private 14216814 Parachute Regiment, A.A.C. Age 20 Grave 12.

Was awarded the D.C.M. for holding back the enemy so his comrades could escape, even though he was mortally wounded. Was mentioned in dispatches before being awarded the D.C.M. posthumously.

Michael McGeeGiven Initials: M J DCMRank: PrivateDeath Date: 6 Jun 1944Number: 14216814Birth Place: Monaghan, Ireland, but lived in County TyroneResidence: County Tyrone, Northern IrelandBranch at Enlistment: Army Air CorpsTheatre of War: Western Europe Campaign, 1944/45Regiment at Death: Parachute Regiment (not otherwise specified)Branch at Death: Army Air Corps

Michael McGeeGiven Initials: M J DCMRank: PrivateDeath Date: 6 Jun 1944Number: 14216814Birth Place: Monaghan, Ireland, but lived in County TyroneResidence: County Tyrone, Northern IrelandBranch at Enlistment: Army Air CorpsTheatre of War: Western Europe Campaign, 1944/45Regiment at Death: Parachute Regiment (not otherwise specified)Branch at Death: Army Air Corps

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  • Originally Created by: International Wargraves Photography Project
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  • Find a Grave Memorial 34381925
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Michael John McGee (Sep 1922–6 Jun 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 34381925, citing Benouville Churchyard, Benouville, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by Woose (contributor 48275987) .