|On 22 July 1944 William J. McDermott, Sr. lost both legs
below the knee.
At the time he had one child, Maureen, who was born after he was deployed to the United Kingdom. He had never seen her.
After the war, he was a father 5 more times.
Source: William J. McDermott, Sr.'s son, William J. McDermott, Jr.
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