Myron Gardner Cundy

Army Badge
  • Name: Myron Gardner Cundy
  • Location of Birth: Taconite, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: December 1, 1918
  • Date of Death: June 26, 1999
  • Parents: Myron R. Cundy & Ethel (Gardner) Cundy
  • High School and Class: 1936 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
  • College: St. Cloud State Teachers College, St. Cloud, Minnesota
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Branch: Army
  • Other Branch:
  • Date Sworn In: October 10, 1941
  • Place Sworn In:
  • Date of Discharge: December 27, 1945
  • Place of Discharge:
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Myron Gardner Cundy
    Race: White
    Age: 21
    Birth Date: December 1, 1918
    Birth Place: Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Coleraine, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Employer: Teachers College Student, St. Cloud, Stearns, Minnesota
    Weight: 145
    Height: 5-7
    Complexion: Light
    Eye Color: Gray
    Hair Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: Myron Richard Cundy, father, Coleraine, Itasca, Minnesota

    Newspaper article: 1944 – From the War Department in the Mediterranean comes direct information that the unit of the B-26 Marauder organization with which Sgt. Myron Cundy of Coleraine is serving was awarded the French Croix de Guerre: “the first allied unit, air or ground, to be cited in this war by the Provisional Government of the French Republic”. The information from the War De-partment continues: “General Charles de Gaulle, president of the provisional government and chief of the French armies, cited the organization for its ‘outstanding part in the preparation for and the support of the allied offensive in Central Italy’ during the months of April, May and June. * * * The Marauders often operated in direct support of the French army and attacked and destroyed many important targets in the French army sector.” Sgt. Cundy is a radio operator, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Cundy of Coleraine.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

  • MIA / POW:

  • Civilian Life:
    Myron Cundy died in Des Moines, Iowa.

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