ROBERT MOFFATT BRICE
|The Citadel Class of:||1942|
|Cadet Company:||H, E (4), E – Corporal (3), E (2), E (1)|
|Family:||Claude G. Brice (father), Ramona O. Brice (mother),
James P. Brice (brother), Virginia Rumph Brice Hairfield (wife)
|Branch of Service:||U.S. Army|
|Entered the Service from:||Virginia|
|Battalion:||2nd Ranger Battalion|
|Date of death:||6-Jun-44|
|Place of death:||Normandy, France|
|Spot:||Pointe du Hoc|
|Gravenumber:||Plot J Row 11 Grave 16|
|Cemetery:||Normandy American Cemetery|
|Biography:||PDF – The Post and Courier – Robert M. Brice – The Charleston Post and
Courier article: Mementos tell story of a D-Day hero – Footlocker items, other
artifacts fill out picture of Robert M. Brice for museum, dated October 11, 2005.
|Other information:||Activities – Freshman football, Varsity football (39/40 and 40/41) Bull Dog
staff, Calliopean Literary Society, Hunting Club, International Relations Club
Major – Political Science (Source: Sphinx 1942)A brief history of the 2nd Ranger Battalion in WWII
Attended the Citadel
“Eighteen LCA’s, carrying the 5th Ranger Battalion and Companies A and B
“The LCA carrying the 2d Platoon of B Company, 2d Rangers, hit a mine that
“He jumped off the landing craft ahead of his platoon. He then motioned to
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