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Pfc James R Whitcomb

Pfc James R Whitcomb

Company A - 320th Infantry Regiment

James Robert Whitcomb, son of Leon Robert and Florence (Morton) Whitcomb, was born February 10, 1917 in Portland, Maine. He married Virginia Elizabeth Lloyd April 7, 1942 in Denver, Colorado. He was inducted into the Army August 11, 1943 in Denver. Pfc James R Whitcomb was a Rifleman in Company A, 320th Infantry Regiment. He was wounded in action by artillery shell shrapnel in the vicinity of St Lo, France on July 28, 1944 and died of his wounds that same day. He is buried at Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France.

Thanks to Pam Thomsen for this picture. She is the granddaughter of Pfc. John Pergolizzi, 60th Combat Engineers Combat Battalion, 35th Infantry Division who was killed in action October 10, 1944.

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