Monday, February 27, 2017

PFC David Raymond Misky

David Miskey at age 19.
PFC David Raymond Misky was born 22 Oct 1922 in Waterbury, Connecticut to Nathan and Mary (Israel) Misky. Both parents were Jewish natives of Russia. His father was a furniture salesman. By 1940 David was living a good life. He had completed 2 years of college annd had married Ruth Rita Levine. David was the manager of a grocery in New Britain, Connecticut  where the couple lived.

David was drafted in March of 1944. He was sent to Europe immediately after completing his initial training. He was transferred from the replacement depot to L Company 116th Infantry on 27 Oct 1944. He fought with the unit until killed in action on 27 Feb 1945.

PFC Misky was repatriated and re-interred in the Hebrew Benefit Association Cemetery in Waterbury, Connecticut.

His brother Abraham Misky served in the Army 1942-1945.

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