We shall not forget


The Citadel Class of: 1946  
Cadet Company: A (Source: The Sphinx 1943)
Age: 20
Born: 16-Dec-24
Hometown: Windsor, Bertie County, North Carolina
Family: Annie Mae Sutton Cherry (mother), Edward Gray Cherry (father), William Sutton
Cherry (brother), Alice Moring Cherry Sanders (sister)
Rank: Sergeant
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Servicenumber: 34670909
Entered the Service from: North Carolina
Function: not available
Regiment: 406th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: not available
Division: 102nd Infantry Division
Company: C
Unit: not available
Date of death: 15-Mar-45
Status: DOW
Place of death: Suchteln, Germany
Spot: not available
Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman
Gravenumber: Plot C Row 3 Grave 18
Cemetery: Netherlands American Cemetery
Biography: not available
Other information: Lone Sentry book – 102d thru Germany: WWII Unit History 102nd Infantry Division

My Dad’s War Story, a weblog / site detailing the 102nd Division’s fight to the Roer and then onto Munchengladbach.

Sources: American Battle Monuments Commission, The Citadel Archive & Museum, Mike Stannard ’65, usgwarchives.net, legacy.com, draft card (NARA), ancestry.com, Find A Grave.com

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4 responses

  1. Pingback: Citadel Men and Margraten Boys « The Citadel Memorial Europe

  2. Louie Matuszewski

    A question, was he married, or a girlfriend??

    October 2, 2019 at 3:15 pm

    • Hello, Sir. There is no record of Sgt. Cherry having been married. NOK was his mother.

      October 2, 2019 at 3:50 pm

      • Louie Matuszewski

        Thanks for the fast replay. Greetz Louie.

        October 3, 2019 at 9:42 am

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