Fabich, Henry Samuel, GM1c

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Last Rank
Gunner's Mate 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
GM-0000-Gunner's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1944-1944, GM-0000, USS No Name (LST-47)
Service Years
1940 - 1944
GM-Gunner's Mate

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Home State
Minnesota
Minnesota
Year of Birth
1913
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Virginia, MN
Last Address
Everett, MN

Casualty Date
Jun 06, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
France
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Greenwood Cemetery - Virginia, Minnesota
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Last Known Activity

Not many details can be found about GM1 Fabich's Navy service. It is known that as part of Naval Combat Demolition Unit 117 (NCDU-117) he trained in England for the attack on Utah Beach. At that time, his unit became a part of Naval Combat Demolition Unit Force "U" - the "U" for Utah Beach, a coded name for a sector of the attack on Normandy. On June 6, 1944, as part of the Normandy landings, the unit came under heavy fire. GM1 Fabich was killed in action and originally buried in France. In 1948, his remains were returned to his family for burial in Minnesota. His name also appears on the National SEAL Memorial in Fort Pierce, FL.
   
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Service number: 6398537

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
   
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 Duty Stations
US Navy
  1944-1944, GM-0000, USS No Name (LST-47)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Normandy Campaign (1944)/Operation Overlord
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  Oct 20, 1943, Married Lucille Angeline Uhan
  Apr 14, 1948, Application for Headstone or Marker1
  Feb 18, 2019, General Photos1
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  2019, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2019, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2019, World War II Fallen
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2019, D - Day Fallen
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