US PARAS Ruddy, Gerard A.

Going to the Wars
By John Verney
Chastise
By Max Hastings

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Ruddy
  • FORENAME
Gerard A.
  • UNIT
508 Parachute Infantry Regiment (HQ Company 1 Bn)
  • RANK
Captain
  • NUMBER
0-1298765
  • DATE OF DEATH
6th June 1944
  • AGE
  • GRAVESITE
Normandy American Cemetery,France Plot D Row 4 Grave 5
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
from Scranton,Lackawanna County,Pennsylvania
501 PIR 1940-41 (Staff Sgt)
awarded airborne wings March 1941
503 PIR 1941
502 PIR 1942
504 PIR 1942
Officer Candidate School,Class 94 August 1942
commissioned 2Lt November 1942
508 PIR
KIA Normandy
date of death also given as 14.6.1944 in official records and headstone (error)
 

DATE OF DEATH:

06-Jun-1944
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