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PVT Narcisse Amedee DeRoy

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PVT Narcisse Amedee DeRoy

Birth
Holyoke, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 20 Jul 1918 (aged 23)
Chateau-Thierry, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France
Burial Belleau, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France
Plot Plot A Row 1 Grave 48
Memorial ID 55948345 View Source

Narcisse Deroy was a private in the 104th Infantry Regiment - 26th Division and was sent to France during WW1.

In a similar vein, Narcisse has a memorial gravestone in the Notre Dame Cemetery of South Hadley of Massachusetts USA. His many brothers and sisters are buried there with his parents. Inscription reads Notre Fils Bien-Aime - Mort du Champ D'Honneur - Enterre en France. Narcisse was raised in nearby Holyoke Massachusetts.

There is also a plaque within the cemetery that honors him and his fellow comrades from Holyoke that died in WW1.

Lastly, a park in Holyoke is named after Narcisse. It is located in front of the former West Street School along Samoset Street. The school is now called Kelly School. The memorial stone and plaque to him is within this park.

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