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Leopold Roy

Leopold Roy

Male 1920 - 1945  (24 years)    Has more than 200 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Leopold Roy 
    Relationshipwith Marie Therese Nadeau
    Born 14 Oct 1920  Frenchville, Aroostook County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Baptized 17 Oct 1920  Ste Luce, Frenchville, Aroostook County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Other Name Paul 
    Military Service From 23 Dec 1943 to 25 Jun 1945  France, Holland, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Military Service From 7 Jul 1944 to 16 Jul 1944  Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Service From 23 Sep 1944 to 14 Nov 1944  Arnhem, Holland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Service From 18 Dec 1944 through Jan 1945  Ardennes Forest Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Service 25 Jun 1945  Epinal, Vosges, Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 25 Jun 1945  Epinal, Vosges, Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Burial 26 Jun 1945  US Military Cemetery, Andilly, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 1948  St Agatha Cemetery, St Agatha, Aroostook County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Notes 
    • !ERRATA: Bouchard Genealogy Vol I page 686 indicates birthdate as 14 Oct 1920 and erroneously shows death as 25 Jul 1940.

      !VETERAN: Leopold is a World War II veteran. Obituary indicates that he drowned while swimming the Moselle River, Epinal, France on 25 Jun 1945 as a member of the 82nd Airborne Div, 325th Glider Infantry. According to Carroll Bouchard Leopold was crossing the Moselle River to become part of the Occupation force in Germany and his boat or canoe capsized.
    Person ID I1478  Antoine_Roy
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2017 

    Father AncestorsPierre Paul Roy,   b. 16 May 1888, Fort Kent, Aroostook County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1959, Fort Kent, Aroostook County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother AncestorsCatherine Bouchard,   b. 20 Apr 1888, Fort Kent, Aroostook County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1979, Frenchville, Aroostook County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 8 Aug 1910  Ste Luce, Frenchville, Aroostook County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    Family ID F691  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Oct 1920 - Frenchville, Aroostook County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptized - 17 Oct 1920 - Ste Luce, Frenchville, Aroostook County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - World War II, Normandy Campaign, Operation Hackensack - From 7 Jul 1944 to 16 Jul 1944 - Normandy, France Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - World War II, drowned swimming Moselle River, Epinal, France as a member of the 82nd Airborne Div, 325th Glider Infantry - 25 Jun 1945 - Epinal, Vosges, Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Jun 1945 - Epinal, Vosges, Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend School Cemetery Hospital/Nursing Home Historical Name Church/Parish Town/City/Commune County/Department State/Province/Region Country Military Not Set

  • Newspaper Clips
    Four Generations of Frenchville Roy Family
    Four Generations of Frenchville Roy Family
    Newspaper clipping of four generations of Sylvio Roy's family was provided by Carroll Deschaines

    Military Histories
    Photos of gliders
    Photos of gliders
    Photos of gliders in Glide for Glory

  • Sources 
    1. [S609] Maine Birth Records, 1715-1922. Aroostook > 1920 > R > image 241,
      [[Funeral card indicates he was buried in Andilly, France. Was his body exhumed and shipped back to the states for a local burial, since he does not show in any of the American Cemeteries in France.].

    2. [S87] Morin, Philip. St Agatha's Cemetery 1889 - 1989. compiled in 1990, page 50,
      [Leopold might have been originally buried at Andilly, , France].

    3. [S104] Leon Guimond. Mariages de Frenchville, Maine (Sainte-Luce) 1843-1970. page 81.

    4. [S393] Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1996. [Marriage date shown as August 8, 1910. Bride's and Groom's Town/State are both shown as Fort Kent, Maine.].

    5. [S27] Maine Marriage Records, 1705-1922. Aroostook 1910 R image 31,
      [occupation of groom shown as clerk, occupation of bride shown as school teacher].