Marcel Dupont was born in 1920 in New Hampshire. He was the son of George C. Dupont, who resided in Concord, Maine.
Marcel resided in Merrimack County, New Hampshire, prior to the war. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on March 25, 1941, in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Railroad Brakeman and also as Single, without dependents.
Marcel served as a Second Lieutenant and Pilot on the P-47D #42-75067, 386th Fighter Squadron, 365th Fighter Group, during World War II.
On June 25, 1944, 2Lt Dupont took off at Station 408 airfield in Beaulieu, England, for an armed reconnaissance mission. At 10:20 AM, under an unknown circumstance, his plane crashed in Escorpain, France, killing him. He was initially buried in the communal cemetery of Escorpain and later was transferred. He is now buried in the Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-Sur-Mer, France.
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