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Sgt Charles Norris Donoghue

Sgt Charles Norris Donoghue

Birth
Delaware, USA
Death 6 Jun 1944 (aged 27–28)
France
Burial Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Plot Plot I Row 11 Grave 12
Memorial ID 56644018 · View Source
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Son of A. N. Donoghue and Mary Green Donoghue who resided at 706 South Franklin Street, Wilmington, Delaware.

Charles served as a Sergeant with Company B, 745th Tank Battalion, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on August 7, 1941, prior to the war, in Trenton, New Jersey.

He was "Killed In Action" during the invasion of Normandy, France.

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

Service # 32167295

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 56644018
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Charles Norris Donoghue (1916–6 Jun 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56644018, citing Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .