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SSgt William A Nydegger

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SSgt William A Nydegger

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 16 Jul 1944
  • Burial Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
  • Plot Plot J Row 15 Grave 24
  • Memorial ID 56648327

BEATRICE DAILY SUN, BEATRICE, NEBRASKA, FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 11, 1944, FRONT PAGE

LIST HAWKINS, NYDEGGER DEAD

PREVIOUSLY REPORTED MISSING IN ACTION JULY 16TH WITH CO. C.
Two members of the 134th Infantry regiment, who left with Company C and who were previously reported missing in action in France, have been reported killed in action July 16. They are Staff Sgt. Floyd Hawkins and Staff Sgt. William Nydegger.

RECEIVE MESSAGE
The message from the war department received by Mr. and Mrs. Edward E. Nydegger, 1343 East Market, stated: "The secretary of war desires that I tender his deep sympathy to you in the loss of your son, Staff Sgt. William A. Nydegger, who was previously reported missing in action. The report now received states he was killed in action sixteen July in France. Letter follows. The adjutant general."

Nydegger, 25, was employed by the Western Auto company before entering the serice. He is survived by his parents, a brother, Chief Petty Officer Edward Nydegger, and two other brothers, Lee F. and Dean F. of Beatrice, and sister, Mrs. Phillip Buckholz, also of Beatrice. (article amended to include information for this soldier only)

Submitted by: Eric Ackerman


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Gravesite Details Entered the service from Nebraska.

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56648327
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt William A Nydegger (unknown–16 Jul 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56648327, citing Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .