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Appleby, Gene J.

Date of birth:
September 1st, 1914 (Franklin County/Ohio, United States)
Date of death:
September 17th, 1944 (Wylerbaan-Groesbeek, the Netherlands)
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Gene J. Appleby served as Private with Company A, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division.
He was killed in action during the landing operations at Wylerbaan (Dropzone T) near Groesbeek on September 17th, 1944.
His fieldgrave was discovered in 2011 and his remains identified in 2016.

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