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Pvt. William Leo McCarthy Jr.

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Pvt. William Leo McCarthy Jr.

Birth
Peabody, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death
15 Dec 1943 (aged 20)
Italy
Burial
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Plot
Sec-1EC Lot-366 Grv-1
Memorial ID
53706959 View Source

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

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.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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

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.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


Inscription

Delaware
PFC 179 Infantry
45 Division
World War II


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