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The Fallen Falcons of Margraten

The Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial in Margraten, Holland
Established on Memorial Day, 1945


Ten Northeast Catholic Alum, who gave their lives in defense of our country during World War II, are buried in the Netherland's American Cemetery near Margraten.  Each grave in the cemetery is "adopted" by a local family, a tradition that carries on until today. 


North Catholic Alum buried at the Netherland's American Cemetery

PFC Harry Joesph Bell, Class of 1942 - St Veronica Parish
PFC Aloysius Farrell Dougherty, Class of 1944 - St Matthew Parish
Captain Samuel Joseph Dunbar, Class of 1933 - St Vincent Parish
Second Lieutenant John Joseph Gibbons, Class of 1939 - St Joan of Arc Parish
Staff Sergeant George John Kuhn, Class of 1939 - St Helena Parish
PFC Eugene Patrick Magee, Class of 1940 - Little Flower Parish
Captain Leonard Joseph McGee, M.D., Class of 1935 - St Mark Parish (Bristol, PA)
Tech 5th Class Charles Joseph McLinden, Class of 1940 - Visitation Parish
Staff Sergeant Charles Aloysius Nessel, Class of 1941 - Our Lady Help of Christians Parish
Staff Sergeant Joseph Francis Rossetti, Class of 1942 - St Mary of the Eternal Parish
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