MILITARY: World War II FRANCE

Lest We Forget

GILLESPIES REMEMBERED

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German prisoners under guard of the 2nd Armored Division of the French general, Philippe Leclerc, in September 1944.

 

Banneville-La-Campagne War Cemetery

Thomas Glen Ruthven Gillespie, Private, ID 1806396. Royal Warwickshire Regiment, United Kingdom. Died July 18, 1944.

Beny-Sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Reviers:

Wilbert Howard Gillespie, Sapper, ID M/106592. Royal Canadian Engineers. Died June 7, 1944.

Brittany American Cemetery, St James, France

Rayburn N Gillespie, ID 396966737, US Army, Private First Class, 119th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division    Entered from California. Died Aug 19, 1944. Plot 1, Row 2, Grave 20. Awarded Purple Heart.

Canadian War Cemetery, Bretteville-sur-Larze, France

Hilton Gillespie, Lance Corporal, ID H/36832. 12th Manitoba Dragoons, RCAC. Serving with Canada. Died Aug 4, 1944.

William Leaman Gillespie, from Thornbury, Ontario, Canada, Pilot Officer. Died July 18, 1944, age 28. Killed in action. Bombs hit the tail of the aircraft while over Caen, France.

Dunkirk Town Cemetery

William Gillespie, Private, ID 7263226. Royal Army Medical Corps, United Kingdom. Died May 25, 1940.

Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal, France

Roy T Gillespie, ID 34517193. US Army. Private First Class. 141st Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division. Entered from South Carolina .  Died Oct 11, 1944. Awarded Purple Heart. Plot B, Row 9, Grave 63.

William H. Gillespie, ID O-124847. US Army. Major. 23 General Hospital. Entered from New York. Died June 7, 1945.  Plot B, Row 41, Grave 32.

Lorraine American Cemetery, St Arnold, France

James Gillespie, ID 39389740 US Army. 607th Tank Destroyer Battalion Sergeant. Died Dec 4, 1944. Entered from Washington. Plot J Row 18 Grave 18. Awarded Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster.

Leslie J Gillespie, ID 36396076 US Army. 180th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division.  Entered from Illinois.  Died March 26, 1945. Plot B, Row 26, Grave 27. Awarded Purple Heart.

William A Gillespie, ID 0-2062795. 2nd Lieutenant.  US Army Air Forces. 523rd Fighter Squadron, 27th Fighter Group.   Entered from Michigan.  Died April 21, 1945  .Plot A Row 33 Grave 26. Awarded Purple Heart and Air Medal.

Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-mer, France.

Edward F Gillespie, ID Z-445835. US Navy. Mercant Seaman, died Oct 30, 1944. Entered from Ohio. Plot B Row 15 Grave 31

Fred E Gillespie, ID O-436334. 1st Lieutenant. US Army.  508th Parachute Infantry Regiment   Entered from South Carolina.   Died June 6, 1944. Parachutist. Plot A Row 14 Grave 35. Awarded Purple Heart.

Henry T Gillespie, I-756538   1st Lieutenant US Army Air Force. 392nd Fighter Squadron, 367th Fighter Group.  Entered from Texas.  Died June 17, 1944. Plot C Row 22 Grave 32  Awarded Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster.

John O Gillespie, ID 34888780. US Army. Private First Class.  262nd Infantry Regiment, 66th Infantry Division.  Entered from Tennessee.   Died Dec 25, 1944. Missing in Action. Tablet of the Missing.  Awarded Purple Heart.

See also Europe: France Deaths & Burials


Record Count: 15

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