American Normandy Veterans

IN MEMORIAM

Total American Normandy Veterans commemorated
on the following obituary memorial pages: 384Flag of the United States 200px UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Click on the links below for further to link through to the list of

those who served with the American forces.

 Names highlighted in blue or Megenta link through to an obituary notice.

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United States Army (272)

Army Air Force - American 200px

United States Army Air Force (28)

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United States Marine Corps (1)

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United States Merchant Marine (2)

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United States Coast Guard (5)

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United States Navy (68)

Veterans whose unit is unknown, or not listed in the above pages, are detailed below: (8)

Armenta, Albert E. Aged 88. Jan 2013.1

Baker, Richard ‘Dick’ Walter. Aged 91. Nov 2012.2

Bustilloz, John R. Aged 93. Apr 2013.2

Gray, Walter H. Aged 97. Mar 2013.1

Neri, Salvatore ‘Sal’. Aged 91. Apr 2013.2

Shields, Jane Church. Aged 100. American Red Cross. Feb 2013.1 (American Red Cross history)1(Article on women Red Cross workers in WWII)1 (A Brief history of the Red Cross Clubmobiles)1 (American Red Cross Clubmobile website)1

Timberlake, Thomas J ‘Bud’. Aged 89. Apr 2013.2

RIP

If you can provide links to any published obituaries for any American Normandy Veteran, or their details, please add them to the comments box on the page for that service. If service is unknown, please add details below.

Thank you

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4 Responses to “American Normandy Veterans”

  1. I am the daughter of Clark T Cutting, serving in WWII with the 101st Airborne division of the US Army, during the invasion of Normandy, June 6, 1944. He passed away 2008. Here is a link to his Obit. http://www.wetzelandson.com/fmi/xsl/browserecord.xsl?-lay=web&-recid=22454&-find=-find#.UiJhNX802So.

    • Dear Karen C. Dash,
      Thank you for posting the information about your father.
      His name has now been added to the American Normandy Veterans’ Memorial Page, along with a link to the online obituary that you kindly provided.
      Thank you
      Carl

  2. John F. “Ted” Mitchell Jr.
    Obituary

    “Deepest sympathy to all.”
    – Ann Stewart

    MITCHELL, JOHN F. “TED” JR., 89, of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at his home with his family by his side.

    Ted was a United States Navy veteran of World War II. He was a hospital corpsman during the D-Day landing on Omaha Beach at Normandy on June 6, 1944, and later served with the United States Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater.

    Ted was born October 4, 1922 in Atlanta, GA to the late Reverend John F. and Myrtle (Drane) Mitchell. Growing up, Ted was active in many sports, including football, baseball and basketball. After his 1941 graduation from Fern Creek High School, Ted attended Centre College before enlisting in the Navy. After the war, he graduated from the University of Georgia, and did postgraduate work at Emory University.

    He was a retired optician, and a former member of the Great Books Society, Buechel Park Baptist Church, and the Buechelites.

    Ted is survived by his wife, Joyce (Wages) Mitchell; his three children, Lori Boyd (Dave), John F. Mitchell III and Steve Mitchell (Laura); a granddaughter, Carrie Coin (Chris) and their expected, Ted’s great-grandchild; a sister, Mrs. Sara Jean Ford Bozeman, of Greensburg, IN; niece, Kathy Woodruff (Steve); nephew Steve Compton (Michelle); cousins, Herbert Drane (Dorothy) and James Hipps (Mae); and several more cousins.

    The family would like to express our gratitude to Ted’s son, John, for devoting himself to Dad’s round-the-clock care, in order that Dad could live out his days at home, as he always wanted.

    Cremation was chosen. Memorial celebration of life will be noon on Monday at Newcomer Funeral Home, 235 Juneau Dr. in Middletown, with visitation there from 10 a.m. until time of service. Internment will follow at the Veteran’s Circle in Resthaven Memorial Park.

    Online condolences may be made to the family at http://www.Newcomerlouisville.com.

    In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation be made to the donor’s favorite charity.

    Published in The Courier-Journal on June 21, 2012

    how can I link this obit to this site?

    • Dear Lori D. Mitchell Boyd,
      Thank you for posting the details for John F. “Ted” Mitchell Jr..
      His name has now been added to the American Veterans Memorial Page along with a link to his online obituary.
      Thank you.
      Carl

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