PVT James Norwood Foley

PVT James Norwood Foley

Delaware, USA
Death 3 Aug 1944 (aged 22–23)
Burial Saint-James, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot Section I ~ Row 1 ~ Grave 9
Memorial ID 56349749 · View Source
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James served as a Private in the 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on July 23, 1942 in Camden, New Jersey. He was noted as Single, without dependents.

He "Died Of Shrapnel Wounds" received during fighting in France.

He had served in the Army for two years at the time of his death and was decorated with a Purple Heart.

Service # 32076715

Son of Catharine Foley who resided at 62 East Twenty-Second Street, Wilmington, Delaware.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Delaware - Also there were two James N. Foleys from Delaware. The other one survived the war.



  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56349749
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT James Norwood Foley (1921–3 Aug 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56349749, citing Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial, Saint-James, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .