Pvt Ernest L Troxell

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Pvt Ernest L Troxell

Birth
Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Death 7 Jun 1944 (aged 37)
Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
Burial Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 59740242 · View Source
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Funeral Services for Normandy
Victim To Be Held Friday

Another of the Washington County soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice in World War II has returned home.

The body of Ernest L. Troxell, Funkstown, arrived this morning and was taken to Rest Haven Chapel, and will remain there until funeral services on Thursday.

Private Troxell was killed in Normandy June 7, 1944. He had been inducted into the service March 29, 1941.

Besides his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William R. Troxell, Private Troxell is survived by a daughter, Carrie Loraine, of Hagerstown, and the following sisters: Mrs. C.W. Ridgely, Washington, D.C.; Mrs. Judson Wright, Long Island City, N.Y.; Mrs. Leonard Price, Mrs. Jack Showe, Funkstown; Mrs. Richard Hankey, Hagerstown; and brothers, William E., Clear Spring; Richard, Hagerstown; Paul F. Funkstown and Donald at home.

Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Raymond Miller on Thursday afternoon at 2:30, one day before the anniversary of his birthday, at Rest Haven Chapel. Graveside Services by the Dixon-Troxell Post Number 211, of the American Legion, will precede burial in Memorial Garden, Rest Haven Cemetery.

Transcribed from the Daily Mail, Hagerstown, Maryland, December 16, 1947


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  • Created by: Liz Cain Deeds
  • Added: 7 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59740242
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Ernest L Troxell (9 Dec 1906–7 Jun 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59740242, citing Rest Haven Cemetery, Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Liz Cain Deeds (contributor 47294946) .