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Pfc. Irving “Chick” DeShong

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Pfc. Irving “Chick” DeShong

Birth
Chestertown, Kent County, Maryland, USA
Death
21 Feb 1945 (aged 27)
Germany
Burial
Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands
Plot
Section J ~ Row 20 ~ Grave 7
Memorial ID
56298095 View Source

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

Son of Oscar Thomas DeShong and Julia Capel DeShong.

Husband of Mary Synczyszyn DeShong.

In a letter written by him to his mother on February 19, Private Irving (Chick) De Shong had said that the town where he was quartered was quiet and that he was looking forward to going to the movies the next night ... He died of wounds two days later.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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

Son of Oscar Thomas DeShong and Julia Capel DeShong.

Husband of Mary Synczyszyn DeShong.

In a letter written by him to his mother on February 19, Private Irving (Chick) De Shong had said that the town where he was quartered was quiet and that he was looking forward to going to the movies the next night ... He died of wounds two days later.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56298095
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56298095/irving-deshong: accessed ), memorial page for Pfc. Irving “Chick” DeShong (28 Apr 1917–21 Feb 1945), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56298095, citing Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Eijsden-Margraten Municipality, Limburg, Netherlands; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .