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S2C Edgar Freeman Morancy

S2C Edgar Freeman Morancy

Birth
Death 28 Apr 1944
At Sea
Burial Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England
Plot E Row 5 Grave 31
Memorial ID 56292657 · View Source
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Son of Mr. & Mrs. Maurice E. Morancy.

Edgar served as a Seaman, Second Class, U.S.S. LST 507, U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Laconia, Belknap County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

U.S.S. LST 507 was sunk by a German torpedo in what was known as "Exercise Tiger". Exercise Tiger was a practice run off the coast of England for the D-Day landing.

Edgar was "Killed In Action" in this attack during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 5732826

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946 American servicemen were killed during this practice run, some by a German E-Boats and others by friendly fire.

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56292657
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for S2C Edgar Freeman Morancy (unknown–28 Apr 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56292657, citing Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Coton, South Cambridgeshire District, Cambridgeshire, England ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .