We shall not forget

Lorraine

The Lorraine American Monument and Cemetery at St. Avold, France provides the final resting place for three Citadel Men.

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 cureton-1940_lorraine  Long - Joseph Carr Davis 2  padgett_1944_Lorraine
Peter F. Cureton, Jr. Joseph C. Davis Richard P. Padgett
The Citadel, Class of 1940 The Citadel, Class of 1932 The Citadel, Class of 1944
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army
Service # 0-395681 Service # O-323839 Service # O-553036
427th Bomber Squadron, 303rd Bomber Group 935th Field Artillery Battalion 303rd Infantry Regiment, 97th Infantry Division
Entered the Service from: South Carolina Entered the Service from: Georgia Entered the Service from: South Carolina
Died: 21-Nov-44 Died: 19-Aug-1945 Died: 30-Apr-45
Buried at: Plot E Row 8 Grave 9 Buried at: Plot A Row 25 Grave 3 Buried at: Plot E Row 37 Grave 37
Lorraine American Cemetery Lorraine American Cemetery Lorraine American Cemetery
St. Avold, France St. Avold, France St. Avold, France
Awards: Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters,
Purple Heart
Awards: Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster Awards: Purple Heart

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

More information about each Citadel Man can be found by accessing his individual in memoriam page via the alphabetical list.

Planning a visit to St. Avold? Download here a memorial booklet for the Citadel Man interred in the Lorraine American Cemetery to take with you.

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

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