Sunday, July 3, 2016
PFC Patrick J. Keefe
After entering the service Patrick was sent to England and assigned to C Company 116th Infantry. He trained with this unit for the amphibious landing/assault in which he took part on D-Day, 6 Jun 1944. As a rifleman, he fought with the unit until 3 Jul 1944 when he was wounded in action. Evacuated to the rear he died of his wounds.
PFC Keefe was repatriated and now rests forever in the Long Island National Cemetery in East Farmingdale, New York.