Monday, August 29, 2016

PVT Raymond J DeBerry

PVT Raymond J. DeBerry was born in Preston County, West Virginia on 4 Jun 1925 to Dewey Chester and Opal Fern (May) DeBerry.  Like most of their neighbors, the family owned and lived off a farm in the county.

Raymond was drafted in November 1943.  Raymond was sent overseas and on 7 Aug 1944 was transferred to I Company 116th Infantry.  On 28 Aug 1944 he was wounded and evacuated to a hospital where he died of his wounds the next day, 29 Aug 1944.

PVT DeBerry was repatriated in 1948 and is now buried in the Terra Alta Cemetery in Terra Alta, West Virginia. 

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