We shall not forget

Normandy

The Normandy American Monument and Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, France provides the final resting place for six Citadel Men. Another Citadel Man is remembered on the Tablets of the Missing.

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Source: USMA 1943 yearbook

Allard Barnwell Heyward Clough Farrar Gee, III Owen Willoughby Fields, Jr.
The Citadel, Class of 1931 The Citadel, Class of 1939 The Citadel, Class of 1944
Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy Captain, U.S. Army Sergeant, U.S.   Army
Service # O-100535 Service # O-025479 Service #   14115795
United States Naval Reserve 379th Fighter Squadron, 362nd Fighter Group 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division
Entered the Service from: South Carolina Entered the Service from: South Carolina Entered the Service from: Georgia
Died: 7-Jun-44 Died: 7-Jun-44 Died: 13-Jul-44
Missing in Action or Buried at Sea Buried at: Plot A Row 17 Grave 3 Buried at: Plot E Row 12 Grave 24
Tablets of the Missing at Normandy American
Cemetery
Normandy American Cemetery Normandy American Cemetery
Colleville-sur-Mer, France Colleville-sur-Mer, France Colleville-sur-Mer, France
Awards: Purple Heart Awards: Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal
with 8 Oak Leaf Clusters
Awards: Purple   Heart
Richard Lee Mann Thomas Dry Howie Robert Moffatt Brice
The Citadel, Class of 1944 The Citadel, Class of 1929 The Citadel, Class of 1942
First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces Major, U.S. Army First Lieutenant, U.S. Army
Service # O-677820 Service #   O-261582 Service # O-495659
568th Bomber Squadron, 390th Bomber Group,
Heavy
116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division 2nd Ranger Battalion
Entered the Service from: North Carolina Entered the Service from: Virginia Entered the Service from: Virginia
Died: 20-Apr-44 Died: 17-Jul-44 Died: 6-Jun-44
Buried at: Plot F Row 10 Grave 36 Buried at: Plot G Row 14 Grave 12 Buried at: Plot J Row 11 Grave 16
Normandy American Cemetery Normandy American Cemetery Normandy American Cemetery
Colleville-sur-Mer, France Colleville-sur-Mer, France Colleville-sur-Mer, France
Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart Awards: Silver Star, Bronze Star, Purple Heart,
French Croix de Guerre
Awards: Purple Heart
Thompson Gallety Dicks
The Citadel, Class of 1944
Private First Class, U.S. Army
Service # 14115893
116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division
Entered the Service from: Wyoming
Died: 6-Jun-44
Buried at: Plot I Row 8 Grave 20
Normandy American Cemetery
Colleville-sur-Mer, France
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 Normandy? Download here a memorial booklet for the Citadel Men interred in the Normandy American Cemetery to take with you.

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

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  7. Patrick Leullier

    Thank you for your sacrifices during the Europe Liberation .And for our Freedom .May you rest in peace .Patrick L from Normandy France

    November 14, 2014 at 9:17 pm

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