|courtesy of Fred Day|
After Cecil was drafted in December 1942 he was sent overseas and assigned to G Company 116th Infantry. He was with the unit on D-Day, participating in the amphibious assault. PFC Cassidy was wounded on 30 Jun 1944, evacuated and died of his wounds that same day.
PFC Cassidy is buried in Woodside Cemetery in Middletown, Ohio.
Brother, Herbert William Cassidy, also served (1941-1945) during the war.