Note: Funeral services for the late Lieutenant William J. McCormick of Bridgewater, SD, who was killed in action on July 30, 1944, during the battle of Normandy, will be conducted tomorrow (Friday) at St. Stephen�s Catholic church in Bridgewater, SD. The Requiem Mass will be sung by Rev. Charles Nemmers. The Morrison-Weber post of the American Legion will participate in the military funeral and the reburial rites in the family lot in St. Stephen�s cemetery. Born in the Bridgewater community, William McCormick made his home there until he entered the service in February, 1942. He was married to Maxine Peters of Emery, SD on December 31, 1941. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in Fort Benning, Georgia, and in February, 1944 was assigned to overseas duty. On July 2, 1944 his company crossed the English channel to Normandy, and he was killed 28 days later. He was buried in a military cemetery in France and his remains were recently shipped to the United States and arrived at Bridgewater today, where they will be at the Weiland funeral home until the funeral Mass tomorrow. Survivors are his widow; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.N. McCormick of Bridgewater, SD; three brothers, Vincent F. of this city, Philip and Charles; two sisters, Mrs. Florence Benos of Chicago, Illinois (not readable)
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