Soldiers Overview

Cathey, Sam
Date of Birth December 22, 1914
Hometown/County Trenton/ Gibson County
State Tennessee 
Rank Private 
ASN 34192168 
Unit  87th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron Mechanized
Company/Troop Company A 
MOS Code 521, Basic 
KIA/DOW/MIA KIA, October 22, 1944 Ospel 
Last Duty Location October, 22, 1944 Just North of Noordervaart North of Hulsen, Ospel (630001)
Awards Purple Heart 
Next of Kin

Eula Lee Rushing Cathey (Mother)

James R. Cathey (Father)

Preston E Cathey (Brother)

Fannie L. Cathey (Sister)

Charles Littleberry Cathey (Brother)

Viola M. Cathey (Sister)

Jack Couch (Stephbrother)

Buried at USMC Margraten, Netherlands
Grave No. Plot P, Row 3, Grave 6 
Photo's: Grave; Werner van Osch
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