Grave marker of Frank Haddy
in Memorial Park Cemetery, Mason City (Cerro Gordo county), Iowa.
Frank enlisted at Camp
Dodge in Herrold, Iowa on 5 March 1943. After completion of basic
training and jump school he was assigned to Company D, 508th.
Pvt Haddy jumped into
Normandy on D-Day and was wounded in Action on 3 July 1944 and spent
four weeks recuperating in a military hospital.
He military awards include
the Silver Star and Bronze Star medals as well as the Purple Heart and
the Bronze Service arrowhead awarded for participation in Normandy