We shall not forget

WALTER STEELE COVINGTON, JR.

The Citadel Class of: 1946  
Cadet Company: I (Source: The Sphinx 1943)
Age: 19
Born: 1-Apr-25 in Rockingham, North Carolina
Hometown: Rockingham, Richmond County, North Carolina
Family: Walter S. Covington (father), Agnes Williams Covington (mother),
Dorothy Crawford Covington (sister)
Rank: Private
Branch of Service: U.S. Army
Servicenumber: 34679915
Entered the Service from: North Carolina
Function: not available
Regiment: 28th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: 2nd
Division: 8th Infantry Division
Company: “H” (Heavy Weapons)
Unit: not available
Date of death: 9-Dec-44
Status: KIA
Place of death: Vossenack, Germany
Spot: not available
Awards: Bronze Star, Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot D Row 10 Grave 9
Cemetery: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery
Biography: “Sad Message Reaches Parents” – Newspaper Announcements
Other information:

Sources: American Battle Monuments Commission, The Citadel Archive & Museum, Mike Stannard ’65, draft card, Findagrave.com, Erwin Derhaag

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