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Pvt. Neil W. McIntyre - Fallen

Neil W. McIntyre
Williston, ND
County: Williams
World War II - Fallen
Date of Loss: April 8, 1945 / Age: 18
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 634th Tank Destroyer Battalion

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 Williams.

Memorialized at the Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial.

 

Neil W. McIntyre

World War II

Service # 37599734
Rank Private, U.S. Army
Unit 634th Tank Destroyer Battalion
Entered Service From
North Dakota
Date of Death April 8, 1945
Buried Plot I Row 15 Grave 17
Netherlands American Cemetery
Margraten, Netherlands

 

From the Register of North Dakota Veterans WWII and Korea page 964:

MC INTYRE, NEIL W. SN 37 599 734; born Williston,
NDak 29 Apr 26; resident Williams County,
NDak; entered AUS Ft Snelling, Minn 20 Jul 44;
served European African Middle Eastern Theater;
died in service 8 Apr 45 Germany; PVT; burial
place unk.
 

From Fields of Honor database:

MC INTYRE, Neil W

Servicenumber: 37599734

 

Mc Intyre Neil W 01

 

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Age: 18
Born: 29 April 1926, Williston, Williams County, North Dakota
Hometown: Williston, Williams County, North Dakota
Family:

Peter N. Mc Intyre (father)
Odelia Mc Intyre (mother)
John Mc Intyre (brother)
Earl Mc Intyre (half-brother)

Rank: Private
Function: Machine Gunner
Regiment: -
Battalion: 634th Tank Destroyer Battalion
Division – Transport: -
Company – Squadron: C Company
Unit – Group: -
Plane data: (Serialnumber, MACR, etc.) -
Date of death: 8 April 1945
Status: DNB
Place of death: In the vicinity of Wehrden, Germany
Spot: Not available
Awards: Bronze Star
Gravenumber: Plot I, Row 15, Grave 17
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Margraten
Biography: -
Other information:

Pvt Neil W. Mc Intyre enlisted at Fort Snelling, Minnesota on 20 July 1944.

He attended high school for 3 years. He arrived in England on 9 February 1945 and served in France, Belgium and Germany.

On 7 April 1945, in the vicinity of Wehrden, Germany, Pvt Mc Intyre suffered a gunshot wound in the scrotum. At the time he was riding in an M20 armored car. The road was rough and Pvt Mc Intyre must have kicked a foreign make weapon which was lying on the floor of the M20, causing it to accidentally discharge and inflict the wound.

 

Source of information: Raf Dyckmans, Astrid van Erp, Don Larson, www.abmc.govwww.wwiimemorial.comwww.archives.gov - WWII Enlistment Record, www.ancestry.com - 1930 Census / 1940 Census, http://tankdestroyer.net - After Action Report 634th TDB, National Personnel Records

Photo source: www.findagrave.com - Des Philippet

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