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PFC George Conrad “Georgie” Beebe

PFC George Conrad “Georgie” Beebe

Birth
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 6 Jun 1944 (aged 24)
Caen, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Burial Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot Plot J Row 23 Grave 8
Memorial ID 56642241 · View Source
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Son of James Archie Beebe and Grace Lee Young Beebe.

George, who resided in Lincoln, Delaware, served as a Private First Class, Infantry, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on October 10, 1941 in Dover, Delaware and was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as Single, without dependents.

George had fought in the North African Campaign and at Sicily, Italy before he was transferred to England to become involved in the D-Day invasion.

He was "Killed In Action" while fighting in the invasion of France on D-Day.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

He had served in the Army for four years and five months at the time of his death.

Service # 12014068

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


Gravesite Details Entered the service from Delaware.

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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56642241
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC George Conrad “Georgie” Beebe (20 Dec 1919–6 Jun 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56642241, citing Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .