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John P. Handy


John Phillip Handy, d. 1944

Served in World War II

Sergent, US Army

85th Cavalry Reconn Squadron, 5th Armored Division

Died August 12, 1944 in France from wounds received that day

Buried in Brittany American Cemetery, Plot G Row 14 Grave 17, St James, France


Purple Heart

Bronze Star

Born: May 12, 1913 Roxbury (Boston)  son of Charles S.  and the late Ellen (Shannon) Handy

Attended Holliston schools and Holliston High School

Veteran's Square: Norfolk Street & Franklin Street