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PVT GORDON J. W. LOCKERBY

PARATROOPER KILLED
   Private Gordon J. Lockerby, 21- year-old paratrooper, was killed in France on June 13. He was a member of the 508th Parachute Infantry and had participated in the D-Day Invasion.
   A graduate of Westwood High School and a former student of Tusculum College in Tennessee, Private Lockerby, entered service in November, 1942 and received his training at Fort Benning, Ga. and Camp McCall, N.C. He was sent overseas in December of last year and was stationed in Iceland [Ireland] and England prior to entering France.  His parents have received his Purple Heart.
   Besides his parents. Private Lockerby is survived by a brother, Private First Class Earl, who is with the Army Infantry at Camp Pickett, Va. and two sisters, Mrs. C. A. B. Heuer, and Mrs. C. O. Van Gorden, both of Westwood.

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Grave marker for Pvt Gordon J. Lockerby at Plot H Row 8 Grave 32 in the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer, France

Pvt Lockerby was killed in action on June 13, 1944 and was awarded the Purple Heart