We shall not forget

North Africa

The North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial at Carthage, Tunisia provides the final resting place for a Citadel Man.
Another two Citadel Men are remembered on the Tablets of the Missing.

North Africa American Cemetery

 
George Bryan French Robert Edward Poland George Rhea Land, Jr.
The Citadel, Class of 1931 The Citadel, Class of 1942 The Citadel, Class of 1939
Technical Sergeant, U.S. Army Air Forces Captain, U.S. Army Air Forces Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces
Service # 38171611 Service # O-420507 Service # O-387374
487th Bomber Squadron, 340th Bomber Group, Medium 1st Squadron, 6th Ferry Group 84th Bomber Squadron, 47th Bomber Group, Light
Entered the Service from: Louisiana Entered the Service from: Massachusetts Entered the Service from: District of Columbia
Died: 23-Apr-43 Died: 4-Apr-43 Died: 2-Apr-43
Missing in Action or Buried at Sea Missing in Action or Buried at Sea Buried at: Plot A Row 9 Grave 4
Tablets of the Missing at North Africa American Cemetery Tablets of the Missing at North Africa American Cemetery North Africa American Cemetery
Carthage, Tunisia Carthage, Tunisia Carthage, Tunisia
Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart Awards: Air Medal Awards: Distinguished Service Cross, Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster

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 Tunisia? Download here a memorial booklet for the Citadel Men interred and remembered in the North Africa
American Cemetery to take with you.

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

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  1. Pingback: ROBERT EDWARD POLAND, Class of 1942 | The Citadel Memorial Europe

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