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Pvt Llywllyn G Forney

Pvt Llywllyn G Forney

Birth
Jefferson County, New York, USA
Death 10 Oct 1943 (aged 21)
Naples, Città Metropolitana di Napoli, Campania, Italy
Burial Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Plot Plot J Row 12 Grave 10
Memorial ID 56308935 · View Source
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Llywllyn served as a Private, Company B, in the 307th Engineer Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Lewis County, New York prior to the war.

Llywllyn was "Killed In Action" in Naples, Italy as the result of an explosion in a barracks that was caused by ammunition being incorrectly stored by the previous engineer unit that had been in that barracks.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 12082123

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23 Soldier's were killed in this explosion:

Butcher, Herbert W ~ Pfc, NY
Coe, Robert T ~ Pvt, OH
Denoyer, Albert J ~ Pvt, MI
Fitzpatrick, William ~ Pvt, NY
Forney, Llywllyn G ~ Pvt, NY
Gidner, Walter H ~ Cpl, MI
Hardy, Carl E ~ Pfc, LA
Hartzler, William R ~ Pvt, IN
Johannsen, Donald R ~ Sgt, PA
Jordan, Joseph R ~ Pvt, PA
Kalat, Walter R ~ Pfc, IL
Kirkland, Harold R ~ Cpl, KY
Koslosky, Joseph S ~ Pfc, PA
McCardle, Alce M ~ Pfc, MS
Otocki, Frank ~ Pvt, MA
Pultz, Glen M ~ Pfc, NY
Ratliff, Russell O ~ Cpl, KY
Roles, Robert M ~ Pvt, PA
Smith, Roy E ~ Cpl, MD
Thompson, Lewis E ~ T/5, MN
Tilleskjor, Hugo R ~ Pfc, MN
Vastyshak, Joseph ~ Pfc, PA
Vosburg, Wellington N ~ Pvt, PA

21 other soldiers were injured in this explosion.

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Bio & listing by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56308935
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Llywllyn G Forney (30 Nov 1921–10 Oct 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56308935, citing Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .