The Independent Record • 29 April 1945
of faith ! , the, solvable, adjustment and very be diplomats some they o f j the Lt. J. W. Cassidy Of Clyde Park Dead of Wound Officer in Marines ' Was Leading Platoon When Hit Livingston, April 2S.--Mrs. James W. CasMdy has been in! in! formed that her husband, a lieu- enant in the marines, was mor- tnei w o u n d e d on Iwo Jima on Thej F g b ^ HJs parents? Mn an( j inclined | ^ Jamgs p Cassidy, live in | ' cly ^ Q Park; wnere he formerly re- con-| s i d e d _ is A fellow officer has sent details details in a letter to the widow. The lieutenant was leading his platoon near the front to replace a front-line unit when a Japanese Japanese sniper shot him, the bullet striking near the heart. The lieutenant died soon after on a hospital ship. He was buried in the naval cemetery on Iwo Jima, the letter says. Lieutenant Cassidy was with the fifth marine division. He enlisted enlisted in 1942 and went overseas in July, 1944.