We shall not forget

Henri-Chapelle

The Henri-Chapelle American Monument and Cemetery at Henri-Chapelle, Belgium provides the final resting place for five Citadel Men.
Gold stars on the cemetery map indicate the general location of their graves.

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Waverly Owen Skidmore Albert Starke Hagood William Herbert Ellis, Jr.
The Citadel, Class of 1946 The Citadel, Class of 1931 The Citadel, Class of 1940
Private, U.S. Army Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army
Service# 34679257 Service# O-281969 Service# O-1014568
60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division 38th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division 774th Tank Battalion
Entered the Service from: North Carolina Entered the Service from: South Carolina Entered the Service from: North Carolina
Died: 13-Oct-44 Died: 23-Mar-45 Died: 9-Jan-45
Buried at: Plot A Row 14 Grave 2 Buried at: Plot B Row 5 Grave 50 Buried at: Plot C Row 11 Grave 12
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery
Henri-Chapelle, Belgium Henri-Chapelle, Belgium Henri-Chapelle, Belgium
Awards: Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster Awards: Purple Heart Awards: Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster
 
Walter Steele Covington, Jr. James Lawrence Manning
The Citadel, Class of 1946 The Citadel, Class of 1942
Private, U.S. Army Captain, U.S. Army
Service# 34679915 Service# O-461032
28th Infantry Regiment, 8th Infantry Division 423rd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry Division
Entered the Service from: North Carolina Entered the Service from: South Carolina
Died: 9-Dec-44 Died: 21-Dec-44
Buried at: Plot D Row 10 Grave 9 Buried at: Plot G Row 4 Grave 35
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery
Henri-Chapelle, Belgium Henri-Chapelle, Belgium
Awards: Bronze Star, Purple Heart Awards: Silver Star, Purple Heart

Sources: American Battle Monuments Commission, Mike Stannard ’65, The Citadel Archive & Museum

More information about each of these Citadel Men can be found by accessing their individual in memoriam page via the alphabetical list page.

Planning a visit to Henri-Chapelle? Download here a memorial booklet for the Citadel Men interred in the Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery to take with you.

More information about the Henri-Chapelle American Monument and Cemetery including downloadable video, brochure, and booklet can be found on
the American Battle Monuments Commission website.

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