Pvt Filbey was born in 1921 in Pennsylvania and was killed in action on July 3, 1944 during the Airborne invasion of Normandy.|
Pvt Filbey is the son of unknown Filbey and the son of unknown Filbey.
Pvt Filbey enlisted in the Army on May 22, 1942 at Greenburg, PA. His enlistment records states James had completed 1 year of high school and was employed as a pressman.
Pvt Filbey was awarded the Purple Heart Medal, the Bronze Star and the Croix de Guerre Unit Citation [French].
Pvt Filbey is interred at the Normandy American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, France at Plot ’F’ Row ’6’ Grave ‘5‘.