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PFC Day Canterbury

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PFC Day Canterbury

Birth
Braddock, Emmons County, North Dakota, USA
Death
11 Jul 1944 (aged 28)
Saint-Lô, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France
Burial
Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot
Plot G Row 2 Grave 28
Memorial ID
56642998 View Source

Day served as a Private First Class, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Montgomery County, Maryland prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on December 1, 1942 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was noted as being employed as a Semiskilled routemen and also as Separated, with dependents.

Day was "Killed In Action" in the Battle of The Hedgerows, France during the war.

He was awarded the "Bronze Star" and the Purple Heart.

Service # 33386678

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

Day served as a Private First Class, 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Montgomery County, Maryland prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on December 1, 1942 in Baltimore, Maryland. He was noted as being employed as a Semiskilled routemen and also as Separated, with dependents.

Day was "Killed In Action" in the Battle of The Hedgerows, France during the war.

He was awarded the "Bronze Star" and the Purple Heart.

Service # 33386678

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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  • Maintained by: Russ Pickett
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56642998
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56642998/day-canterbury: accessed ), memorial page for PFC Day Canterbury (18 Dec 1915–11 Jul 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56642998, citing Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .