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1Lt. William Scrimger Marchant

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1Lt. William Scrimger Marchant Veteran

Birth
Newport News, Newport News City, Virginia, USA
Death
10 Jun 1944 (aged 23)
France
Burial
Saint-James, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France Add to Map
Plot
Plot J, Row 18, Grave 8
Memorial ID
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Graduated from Syringa High School, Middlesex County, VA in 1937
Worked at Twigg Motor Co in Middlesex and at Newport News Auto Exchange before joining the Air Corps
Lt Marchant's P47 Thunderbolt plane was hit by flack and he radioed that he was on fire and was bailing out
Graduated from Syringa High School, Middlesex County, VA in 1937
Worked at Twigg Motor Co in Middlesex and at Newport News Auto Exchange before joining the Air Corps
Lt Marchant's P47 Thunderbolt plane was hit by flack and he radioed that he was on fire and was bailing out

Inscription

1 LT 352 FTR SQ 353 FTR GP VIRGINIA

Gravesite Details

Entered the service from Virginia




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  • Maintained by: BKP
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: Aug 7, 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56353817/william_scrimger-marchant: accessed ), memorial page for 1Lt. William Scrimger Marchant (8 Oct 1920–10 Jun 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56353817, citing Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial, Saint-James, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France; Maintained by BKP (contributor 46921897).