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How to find a WWII US Army paratrooper veteran obituary? (french non-professional history enthusiast)

Dear sir/madame, I am a french non-professional history enthusiast doing researches about the US Army WWII. I'm trying to find informations about one of them named Theodore B. DARROUGH. From what I found out, he apparently died in Omaha, NE on June 12th, 1948 and is buried at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Omaha... I am not able to find anything else with the help of Ancestry and other internet tools, and I was wondering if there was a way to find an obituary for him to help me with my researches?
Regards from France,
Christophe Mora
Last Updated: Dec 23, 2017  |  85 Views
Topics: Genealogy

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I was able to find two small articles in the Historical Omaha World Herald database, but did not see an official obituary.  I've attached these two articles as pdf files.  You can also access them through our website if you have an OPL barcode and PIN.  

From our website (, click on Resource Center, select the Newspapers category, select the Omaha World Herald database, and click Search to access the database.  Once in Newsbank, click on the topmost link that reads "The Historical Omaha World Herald."  I found these articles by searching for the keyword "Darrough" and finding matches in 1948.

I hope these helps!  


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Other Answers / Comments (6)

  1. Contact me
    by Don Darrough on Nov 28, 2013.
  2. He was a relative.
    by Don Darrough on Nov 28, 2013.
  3. Aimee. I would like to get in contact with this person. Would you please forward my info to them. Thank you.
    by Don Darrough on Dec 01, 2013.
  4. Your information was forwarded.
    by John Carlotto on Dec 01, 2013.
  5. he was my father.
    by Linda Yeager on Nov 11, 2015.
  6. Linda and Don, sorry for this very very late answer, but I actually had no idea you tried to get in touch with me.
    You can write to me at:
    Thank you very much,
    by Christophe Mora on Feb 02, 2016.

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