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    Pfc. Jay Edgar Hansford


    World War II · US Army · Private First Class

    Rank: Private First Class
    United States of America
    M

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    Birth - 28 May 1923
    Hockerville, Ottawa County, Oklahoma
    Birth - 28 May 1923

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    Birth
    Hockerville, Ottawa County, Oklahoma, United States of America

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    1939 - 1945 World War II  - Age: 21 years
    Served For
    United States of America
    Conflict Period
    World War II
    Branch
    Army
    Rank
    PFC
    Gold Star
    Conflict Period
    World War II
    Served For
    United States of America
    Branch
    Army
    Rank
    Private First Class
    Award - 6 Jun 1944  - Age: 21 years
    Purple Heart
    Posthumously
    Battle - 6 Jun 1944  - Age: 21 years
    Normandy, France
    Marriage - 31 Oct 1942  - Age: 19 years
    Columbus, Kansas
    Velma Joan Elsten
    Death - 6 Jun 1944  - Age: 21 years
    Killed in Action
    Normandy, France
    Death - 6 Jun 1944  - Age: 21 years

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    Death
    Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France

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    Burial - 1944  - Age: 21 years
    Normandy American Cemetery
    Burial
    Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France

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    Father
    Leroy Hansford
    Mother
    Mary Eleanor Lenox
    Sibling
    Lisa Lin, Juanita Mae, Chester, Charlotte, Betty Joan, Billy Ray, Leroy Jr.
    Gender
    male
    Place of Residence
    Kansas
    Race or Ethnicity
    Caucasian
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    Created: 13 Feb 2021

    Modified: 06 Dec 2021

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