•  Private First Class Richard A SCOGGINS (ASN 34493671) 513th PIR

    (October 20, 1923 - January 20, 1945)

     

     

     

     

    Richard A SCOGGINS was the son of Ira G SCOGGINS and Mary A MURRAY SCOGGINS. He was born on October 20, 1923 at Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee. He was enlisted on November 17, 1942 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia and received ASN 34493671. He was later volunteer for the new Airborne Corps and after having successfully followed the Parachute School he was finally assigned to 513th PIR/ 17th AB.

    Richard A SCOGGINS died of wound on January 20, 1945 during the Battle of the Bulge. He had 32 years-old.

    He is permanently buried in the Luxembourg American Cemetery.

     

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  •  Staff Sergeant James E BUCY (ASN 33720308) - Cie F - 194th GIR / 17th AB

    (November 30, 1924 - January 19, 1945)

     

     

     

     

     

    James E BUCY was the only son of Mr Earl Brown BUCY and Mrs Sarah C TURNER BUCY. He was born on November 30, 1924 in Maryland.

    Graduated of Fort Hill High School in 1942, he lived in Allegany County when he was enlisted on April 09, 1943 at Baltimore, Maryland. He received ASN 33720308 and was immediately send at Camp MacKall, NC where he was assigned to Company F / 194th GIR / 17th AB.

    James E BUCY was killed in action on January 19, 1945 during the Battle of the Bulge. He had 20 years-old. His body returned stateside in late 1948 and he was than permanently buried at Hill Crest Memorial Park, Cumberland, Allegany County, Maryland.

     

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  •   Private First Class Albert L WARWICK (ASN 19187595) – Cie H - 3rd Battalion - 507th PIR

    (August 16, 1926 - January 18, 1945)

     

     

     

     

     

    Albert L WARWICK was the son of John William WARWICK and Rhea Selena (JONES) WARWICK. He was born on August 16, 1926 at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utha.

    He was volunteer for the Army and entered on service at unknown date. He received ASN 19187595. He was than volunteer for the new Airborne Corps and he was finally assigned to the Company HB / 507th PIR in summer or autumn 1944, after the battle of Normandy.

    Albert L WARWICK was killed in action on January 18, 1945. He had 18 years-old.

    He is permanently buried in Luxembourg American Cemetery.

    The story of this family shows all the horror of the war and supreme sacrifice for the liberty as you can read bellow :

    "Tragic hand of war reached into the home of Mrs Rhea WARWICK, formerly of Salt Lake City, for the third of four sons was killed in action. The War Department's "we regret to inform you" telegram announcing the death of her youngest son was the third received in the Warwick's San Francisco home since the beginning of the year. Mrs WARWICK's only hope is that the Red Cross of War Department can bring her only surviving son, Pvt William E WARWICK, 22, back from Europe.

    Mrs WARWICK's oldest son, Corporal John W WARWICK, 32, a paratrooper, was killed in France in January. Lt Henry WARWICK, 25, a pilot with 90accredited missions, was killed over Germany in a Berlin attack in January, and her youngest son, Pfc Albert WARWICK, 19, died in action in France January 18. The four sons were born and reared in Salt Lake City and attended schools here before moving with their parents to Boise, Ida. They moved to San Francisco four years ago. Mrs WARWICK's husband, John W WARWICK died three years ago in San Francisco.

    Surviving the three service men are the mother, brother and a grandmother, Mrs W. A. JONES.

    Pfc Albert L WARWICK is buried at the Luxembourg American Cemetery, Cpl John W WARWICK is burried at the Ardennes American Cemetery next to Henry K WARWICK."

     

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  •  Private First Class Donald A FILLMORE (ASN 32844621) - Cie B - 1st Battalion - 193rd GIR

    (1923 - January 17, 1945)

     

     

     

    Donald A FILLMORE was born in 1923 in New-York. He was the son of Leta J MACAGG FILLMORE.

    He entered service in April 05, 1943 at Rochester, New York and received ASN 32844621. He was finally assigned to B/193rd GIR.

    He was killed in action on January 17, 1945. He as 21 years-old. His body returned stateside and he his now permanently buried at Marion Cemetery, Marion, Wayne County, New York.

     

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  •  Private Frank Daniel DE SANTO (ASN 42108420) - 513th PIR

    (1925 - January 16, 1945)

     

     

      

     

     

    Frank D DE SANTO, son of Maurice and Anna DE SANTO was born on 1925 and lived at Westchester County, New York when he was enlisted on March 23, 1944 at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He received ASN 42108420 and was than volunteer for the new Airborne Corps. After having successfully followed the Parachute School he was finally assigned to the 513th PIR/ 17th AB.

    Frank D DE SANTO was killed in action on January 16, 1945. He had 19 years-old.

    His body is permanently buried at Luxembourg American Cemetery.

     

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