Harvey Austin Beedy7
The 4th great grandson of Eli the emigrant.
He was inducted into the Army at Fort Sheridan, IL on 13 May 1942
and arrived in England in Oct 1942 where he trained vigorously for
18 months, specializing in amphibious operations.
He served with the 29th Infantry Division and was with them
when they stormed the beaches at Normandy. He was honored
for fighting with the 29th ID from D-Day to St. LO.
He was honorably discharged at Fort Sheridan on 10 Oct 1945.
(George Lingle6, John Langdon5, Daniel A.4, Bezaleel BEEDE3, Hezekiah2, Eli1)
Photos courtesy of Mark T. Beedy,
of Thief River Falls, Minnesota