Born 6 May 1916
Killed in Action on September 17, 1944, in Holland
Buried at Long Island National Cemetery, New York, J-15179

506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, Company A

Pvt Newport was initially buried at the cemetery of Son, near Eindhoven, Holland. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 6 May 1916
  • Date of death: 17 September 1944
  • County: Scott
  • Hometown: Onondaga County, Ny
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, Suffolk County, NY
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVII, Middle Panel
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