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PFC William Gerard Hughes

PFC William Gerard Hughes

Birth
Massachusetts, USA
Death 12 Oct 1944 (aged 22)
Italy
Burial Rochester, Strafford County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 85810605 · View Source
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Son of Napoleon J. Hughes & Flora Beatrice Brissetto Hughes.
William served as a Private First Class, Company B, 351st Infantry, 88th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.
He resided in Strafford County, New Hampshire prior to the war.
He enlisted in the Army on November 23, 1942 in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Checker and also as Single, without dependents.
William was "Killed In Action" near Gesso, Italy during the war and was awarded the Purple Heart.
Service # 31178456


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NEW HAMPSHIRE
PFC 3521 INF
WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: Michelle Smith
  • Added: 27 Feb 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 85810605
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC William Gerard Hughes (2 Aug 1922–12 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 85810605, citing Holy Rosary Cemetery, Rochester, Strafford County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Michelle Smith (contributor 47372388) .