|courtesy of Dominique Potier|
Elzie was drafted just 3 months later in December 1942. After completing his basic training and perhaps some other assignments he was sent to Europe. PFC North was transferred to I Company 116th Infantry on 4 Jul 1944. Less than 2 weeks passed before Elzie was wounded and on 17 Jul 1944 was evacuated to hospital. PFC North died the next day, 18 Jul 1944.
PFC North was interred in the Normandy American Cemetery.