Grave marker for John P. Delury in
Section 20, Site 1224, Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton (Suffolk
county), New York
John enlisted in the Army at New York
City, NY on 28 November 1942 and volunteered for parachutist duty.
Om 16 December 1942 Pvt Delury was transferred from Camp
Toccoa, GA to H company, 508th PIR.
Pvt DeLury was reported as missing in action as of 6 June
1944 but rejoined his company 5 days later.
He was discharged on 1 November 1945.