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PFC Irving DeShong

PFC Irving DeShong

Birth
Maryland, USA
Death 21 Feb 1945 (aged 27–28)
Germany
Burial Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot Plot J Row 20 Grave 7
Memorial ID 56298095 · View Source
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Son of Oscar Thomas DeShong and Julia Capel DeShong.

Husband of Mary Synczyszyn DeShong.

Irving, who resided at 622 South Heald Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as a Private First Class with an anti-tank company, 29th Division, Ninth Army, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on October 19, 1943 in Camden, New Jersey. He was noted as being employed as a Driver and as being Married.

He "Died Of Wounds" received during battle in Germany.

He had served in the Army for one year and three months at the time of his death.

Service # 66719356


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56298095
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Irving DeShong (1917–21 Feb 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56298095, citing Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .