James Grover Pardy Jr.

Private James Grover Pardy Jr. died on 13th September 1942 as a result of a traffic collision near Omagh, Co. Tyrone while serving in the United States Army.


James Grover Pardy Jr.


Private James Grover Pardy Jr. (20717379) served in 109th Engineer Combat Battalion, 34th (Red Bull) Infantry Division, United States Army during the Second World War. Born on 7th August 1921 and known as Jim, he was the son of James Grover Pardy and Inez M. Pardy (née Sheehy) of Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A. His last place of residence was Madison, South Dakota, U.S.A.

Pardy died on 13th September 1942 aged 22 years old in 10th Station Hospital, Ebrington Barracks, Derry/Londonderry.

The death has taken place in a military hospital in Northern Ireland of James G. Pardy, a United States despatch rider, following an accident in which he was involved at Clanabogan, Omagh. When motorcycling, he collided with a motor tractor and sustained severe injuries, including a compound fracture of one of his legs.

Burial first took place on 16th September 1942 at Glenalina Extension, ES, 45 of Belfast City Cemetery. A reburial later took place at Lisnabreeny American Military Cemetery, Belfast. After the war, Pardy was repatriated to Plot D, Row 6, Grave 94 of Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridgeshire, England.

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