Pvt William Leo McCarthy, Jr

Pvt William Leo McCarthy, Jr

Peabody, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 15 Dec 1943 (aged 20)
Burial Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot Sec-1EC Lot-366 Grv-1
Memorial ID 53706959 · View Source
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Son of William Leo McCarthy, Sr. and Margurite Mitchell McCarthy.

Husband of Irene E. Malinowski whom he married on October 22, 1942 in Wilmington, Delaware.

William, who resided at 804 Maryland Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Private with Company B, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division, Fifth Army, U.S. Army during World War II.

He was "Killed In Action" at Legone, Italy during the war.

He had served in the Army for ten months at the time of his death and was decorated with a Purple Heart.

Service # 32751549

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PFC 179 Infantry
45 Division
World War II

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 14 Jun 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 53706959
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt William Leo McCarthy, Jr (26 Sep 1923–15 Dec 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 53706959, citing Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .