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Pvt. George W. Deede - Fallen

Woodworth, ND
County: Stutsman
World War II - Fallen
Date of Loss: October 28, 1944 / Age: 23
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 456th Field Artillery Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division

Killed in action in the Netherlands.

Buried at Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial.

Name included on the All Veterans Memorial State Capitol Grounds Bismarck North Dakota under the county of Stutsman.

Memorialized at the Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial.

George W. Deede

Service # 20744872
Rank Private, U.S. Army
Unit 456th Field Artillery Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division
Entered Service From
North Dakota
Date of Death October 28, 1944
Buried Plot M Row 2 Grave 9
Netherlands American Cemetery
Margraten, Netherlands



From the Register of North Dakota Veterans WWII and Korea page 290:

DEEDE, GEORGE W. SN 20 744 872; born Woodworth,
NDak 25 Oct 20; resident Stutsman County,
NDak; entered AUS Jamestown, NDak 1 Apr 41; served
European African Middle Eastern Theater; died
in service 28 Oct 44 Holland; PVT; buried in Plot
M, Row 2, Grave 9, Netherlands, Holland.

From Fields of Honor database:


DEEDE, George W

Servicenumber: 20744872


DEEDE George W MAR M 2 9 02

Age: 23
Born: 1921, North Dakota
Hometown: Marston Moor Township, Marston Moor, Stutsman County, North Dakota
Family: John J. Deede (father)
Magdalina M. (Gehring) Deede (mother)
Albert Deede (brother)
Marnie Deede (sister)
Harold Deede (brother)
Raymond Deede (brother)
Laurence A. Deede (brother)
Lavella Deede (sister)
Edna I. Deede (sister)
Rank: Private
Function: Not available
Regiment: -
Battalion: 456th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion
Division – Transport: 82nd Airborne Division
Company – Squadron: HQ Battery
Unit – Group: -
Plane data:
(Serialnumber, MACR, etc.)
Date of death: 28 October 1944
Status: DOW
Place of death: Holland
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot M, Row 2, Grave 9
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Margraten
Biography: -
Other information: Pvt George W. Deede enlisted in Jamestown, North Dakota on 1 April 1941.
He was seriously wounded in action by mortar fire and died of his wounds in a hospital.

Source of information: Astrid van Erp, Peter Schouteten, www.abmc.gov, www.wwiimemorial.comwww.fold3.comwww.marketgarden.comwww.archives.gov - WWII Enlistment Record, www.ancestry.com

Photo source: www.findagrave.com - Des Philippet, Becky Melhus


Find a Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56298117/george-w-deede