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William McCarthy

William McCarthy

Male 1911 - 1993  (81 years)    Has 8 ancestors and 3 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Relationshipwith Marie Therese Nadeau
    Born 11 Nov 1911  Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1920  Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1930  Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Military Service 17 Mar 1942  Fort Devens, , Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Military Service From May 1942 to Sep 1942  Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Military Service From Oct 1942 to Nov 1944  Camp Campbell, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Military Service From 2 Oct 1944 to 16 Nov 1944  Tidworth Barracks, Witshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Service From 17 Nov 1944 to 17 Mar 1945  Southern France Campaign Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Service From 18 Mar 1945 to 5 May 1945  Rhineland Campaign Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 5 Jun 1993  Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 9 Jun 1993  Magnolia, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    William McCarthy,   b. Abt 1870, Fortune Bay, Newfoundland, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Grandfather)
    Margaret Colbert,   b. County Cork or Kerry, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Great Grandmother)
    Notes 
    • !VETERAN: Bill was a World War II veteran serving as company commander of the 12th Armored Division Supply trains. See http://www.12tharmoredmuseum.org/ for a virtual museum on the 12th Armored Division. He is entitle to the Bronze Star, the Army Good Conduct Medal (Bill was enlisted and then went through OCS), the American Campaign Medal, the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal with two battle stars, the World War II Victory Medal, and the Army of Occupation Medal with Germany clasp, He is also received the French WWII Commemorative Medal and la Médaille Commémorative "Rhin et Danube"

      !SSDI: shows birth as 12 Nov 1911 and death as 5 Jun 1993 and Death Residence as Magnolia, Essex, Massachusetts 01930
    Person ID I90  Antoine_Roy
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2014 

    Father AncestorsWilliam Frank McCarthy,   b. Abt 1892, St Pierre, St Pierre and Miquelon, Overseas Collectivity, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949, Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Mother AncestorsLillian Katherine Astrom,   b. 11 Sep 1893, Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1979, Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 14 May 1911  Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F88  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife AncestorsLiving 
    Children 2 children 
    Family ID F35  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Nov 1911 - Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Gloucester, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Basic Training - 17 Mar 1942 - Fort Devens, , Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Tank Main School and OCS at Fort Knox, Kentucky - From May 1942 to Sep 1942 - Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - World War II, he joined the 12 HQ Co, Division Trains at Camp Campbell and became Co Commander in 1943 - From Oct 1942 to Nov 1944 - Camp Campbell, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - World War II, Company Commander of 12th HQ Co, Division Trains for 12th Armored Division - From 2 Oct 1944 to 16 Nov 1944 - Tidworth Barracks, Witshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - World War II, Company Commander of 12th HQ Co, Division Trains for 12th Armored Division - From 17 Nov 1944 to 17 Mar 1945 - Southern France Campaign Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - World War II, Company Commander of 12th HQ Co, Division Trains for 12th Armored Division - From 18 Mar 1945 to 5 May 1945 - Rhineland Campaign Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jun 1993 - Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 9 Jun 1993 - Magnolia, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA 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

  • Military Ribbons
    McCarthy, William - World War II military service ribbons
    McCarthy, William - World War II military service ribbons
    The rack of William McCarthy's World War II military service ribbons was created using the Ultimate Rack. Bill McCarthy also received the French WWII Commemorative Medal and la Medaille Commemorative "Rhin et Danube"

  • Sources 
    1. [S243] 1920 U.S. Census, Massachusetts. Essex County, Gloucester > image 24.

    2. [S472] 1930 U.S. Census, Massachusetts. Essex County > Gloucester > District 48.

    3. [S30] Military Papers. 12th Armored Division book.

    4. [S6] Obituary.

    5. [S390] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911-1915. vol 602 page 454 entry 60,
      [he - 19 - laborer she -17 - at home Clergyman - William J Dwyer, Gloucester mother listed as Ellen Kearin].