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Pvt. James Norwood Foley

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Pvt. James Norwood Foley

Birth
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death
3 Aug 1944 (aged 23)
France
Burial
Saint-James, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot
Section I ~ Row 1 ~ Grave 9
Memorial ID
56349749 View Source

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 )

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 )


Inscription

PVT 115 INF 29 DIV DELAWARE

Gravesite Details

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

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56349749
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56349749/james-norwood-foley: accessed ), memorial page for Pvt. James Norwood Foley (25 Jul 1921–3 Aug 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56349749, citing Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial, Saint-James, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .