Uncategorized – The Citadel Memorial Europe

Roland Louis Luerich, Jr., ’42

Born on December 16, 1916, in Milford, PA, and raised in Elizabeth, NJ, Roland

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Florentine To Unveil Citadel War Memorial

Florence Morning News, Florence, S.C., Thursday, December 1, 1949, p. 16 Mrs. Royall Selected

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The story of ‘The Class that Never Was’ now in four languages across Europe

This article was originally published by The Citadel Newsroom on November 6, 2014. CHARLESTON,

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Joseph Altomari, Class of 1945

Born in 1923 to Maria and Pasquala Altomari, Joseph grew up at 60-12 68th

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LIFE AT THE CITADEL

Chicago Tribune, Chicago, Illinois, Sunday, May 31, 1942, p.43 This is another in a

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Thomas Edwin Campbell, Jr., Class of 1946

Born on May 12, 1924, in Florence, Alabama, to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas “Ed” Continue Reading →

Edwin Browning Moore, Class of 1944

E.B. Moore was born on September 19, 1923 in Manila, Philippine Islands. His father,

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Thomas Franklin Woodhead, Class of 1946

Thomas Franklin Woodhead was born on November 20, 1924 to Gertrude Easterly Woodhead and

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Mysterieuze verbintenis maakt een Nederlandse Citadel-Cadet trots tijdens de Amerikaanse Veteransday en ver daarna

The Citadel Newsroom, November 11, 2016. Read the English version: Uncanny connection brings pride

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Army ROTC at The Citadel celebrates 100 years

Citadel Coastal Artillery Corps ROTC cadets with 8 inch Howitzer M1918 MkVIII, circa 1923

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Waverly Owen Skidmore, Class of 1946

Owen Skidmore was born on September 24, 1923, to Mattie Owen and Lloyd J. Skidmore

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Marvin Roth, Class of 1944

Born on July 18, 1924 to Estelle and Mack Roth and a native of Daytona Beach,

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Pat Conroy, the Lowcountry’s Prince of Tides, passes away

Excerpts from the like titled article written by Brian Hicks and published by Post

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Thomas Hutson Martin, Jr., Class of 1940

This biography was written by a West Point classmate (Class of 1943) and published

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William Beattie Bendure, Class of 1946

Born on February 25, 1925, William Bendure, of Mahoning County, Ohio, graduated from Stauton

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Vestal Malone, Class of 1945

On August 9, 1924, Vestal Malone was born in Cienfuegos, Cuba to Mrs. Claire

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Marion Stuckey, Class of 1945

Born Buddy Marion Skinner on September 12, 1924 in South Carolina, Marion was the

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Hugh Vanderveer Batchelder, Class of 1945

Born in New Jersey on February 2, 1925, to Mrs. Jessie P. Hale Batchelder

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John Evans James, Jr., Class of 1944

Born on September 5, 1923 to Mr. Jack E. James and Mrs. Myrtle Allen

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Harry Grimshaw Bowers, ’35

Born in 1914 and a native of Americus, Georgia, Harry G. Bowers graduated from

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A day that will live in infamy…

December 7, 1941, the Japanese attacked the United States of America at Hawaii. Citadel

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Archelaus Augustus Drake, III, Class of 1945

Born on Christmas Day, December 25, 1923 to Mrs. Mary Blackmar Drake and Mr.

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Maxwell Farmer Parrott, Class of 1937

Maxwell F. Parrott was born on November 20, 1915, to Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Parrott

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The class where 34 seats remained empty.

Originally written and published in the regional Dutch newspaper, Dagblad de Continue Reading →

Experience of POW Lt. Richard H. Kellahan

By Richard H. Kellahan, Class of 1944 Posted here with the permission of the Kellahan

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ABMCeducation.org is live!

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Capt. Holmes Dies in France

Originally published in The News & Courier, Charleston, South Carolina, Sunday, July 28, 1918.

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William Cleveland Whitley, ’43

Born on November 5, 1921, to Virgnia and William C. Whitley, Sr., William Junior

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Burt Williams Andrews, Jr., ’42

Burt W. Andrews, Jr., was born on March 16, 1921 in Baltimore, Maryland and

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Robert Alexander Bates, Class of 1945

Robert Bates was a native of Park Ridge, Illinois, born on September 9, 1923

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Richard Brady Knapp, ’39

Born in the State of Missouri on February 11, 1918 to Mrs. Ethel M.

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Aankondiging van het zeventigjarig jubileum van “De klas die nooit bestond”

Een herinnering vanwege Memorial Day en de zeventigste herdenking van D-Day: zeldzame filmbeelden uit

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LIEUT. JOHN H. DAVID KILLED IN FRANCE

The Dillon Herald, Dillon, South Carolina, March 14, 1918, Vol. 22, No. 18 The First

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Richard Louis Engel, ’44

Hailing from Roebling, New Jersey, a company town founded by the Roebling Family most

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Our Most Popular Posts of 2014

#5  The Major of St. Lô #4 The 70th Anniversary of The Class that

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James Guy Gilbert, Jr., Class of 1945

James Gilbert, Jr., of Albemarle County, Virginia, entered The Citadel in the Fall of

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JOHN BERNARD MAYES, Class of 1940

Born on September 2, 1918, John B. Mayes entered The Citadel with the Class

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En annonçant le 70e anniversaire de la classe qui n’a jamais existé

Un  70e anniversaire souvenir du Memorial Day et  du jour J : extraits de

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THOMAS BROWN GAUTIER, JR., ’42

Thomas Brown Gautier, Jr., a native of Charleston, was born January 20, 1921.  He

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The Class That Never Was

This story was originally published in the Sandlapper, Autumn 2009. It is posted here in its

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They are my men, and I will bring them back!

The first step I took when I began researching the Citadel War Dead interred

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Lt. William Henson Killed in Action

WILLIAM ALVIN HENSON, II, Class of 1944 June 8, 1923 – September 28, 1944

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“America’s Band” in 2015: The Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes Invited Back to Tattoo in Scotland to Represent the US

In 2015, The Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes will proudly represent the United States

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REMEMBERING OUR WORLD WAR II CITADEL ALUMNI AT D DAY +70

by Steven V. Smith, ’84 – Chair, CAA History Committee This article originally appeared

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Presentazione del 70mo anniversario della Classe dei mai laureati

Un Giorno della Memoria e commemorazione del 70mo anniversario del D-Day: rari filmati dagli

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Joseph Carr Davis, Class of 1932

During the Fall of 2013, The Citadel Memorial Europe was able to find enough

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Aankondiging van het zeventigjarig jubileum van “De klas die nooit bestond”

Een herinnering vanwege Memorial Day en de zeventigste herdenking van D-Day: zeldzame filmbeelden uit

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POWs reunite after almost 70 years

This news article was originally published by the Opelika Observer on Thursday, 28 November, 2013.

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He Served: Henry Garlington, ’45

Published in August, 2012, this article originally appeared in “The Skinnie“, Continue Reading →

The Citadel Man Who Became A Legend

By Rose Marie Godley, Citadel News Director This article originally appeared in Alumni News

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The 70th Anniversary of The Class that Never Was

A Memorial Day and D-Day 70th anniversary remembrance: Rare film footage from The Citadel

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I loved it because of you

By Clemson Turregano, ’83 MARGRATEN, Holland. Citadel friends and Army friends, I have to

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Honoring those who gave all

On Saturday, May 24, 2014, a Memorial Day ceremony was held at Ardennes American

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Honoring the Citadel Men at Manila American Cemetery

By Matt Lacina, ‘89 Last summer, my family and I visited the Philippines. Seeing and

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CASWELL MARBURY HIGGS, ’44

Caswell M. Higgs was born in Atlanta, Georgia on October 15, 1921 to Mary Claire

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Caswell Marbury Higgs, Class of 1944

Caswell M. Higgs was born in Atlanta, Georgia on October 15, 1921 to Mary Claire

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2013 blogging year-in-review

On behalf of the entire Board of Directors of The Citadel Memorial Europe Foundation,

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Citadel Men, Margraten Boys and a Debt of Honor

by Steven V. Smith, ’84 – Chair, CAA History Committee This article originally appeared

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No greater devotion to or love for our Alma Mater…

The Citadel’s Class of 1931 [1] “We, the members of the Junior class, are

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Citadel’s first WWI casualty member of Class of 1912

From The Spartanburg Herald, Spartanburg, South Carolina, Friday Morning, October 1, 1915, Page Continue Reading →

A beautiful sad place…

By Maurice Heemels On Sunday May 26, 2013, the soldiers resting in the American

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Citadel Man in Hamburg’s Ohlsdorf Friedhof

Thanks to the dedicated research efforts of Steve Smith, ’84, it has come to

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Memories of Memorial Day at Margraten

This past Memorial Day was the most impressive I have experienced. Not because of

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“Sad Message Reaches Parents”

W.S. Covington, Jr. [Class of 1946] Missing In Action Sad Message That Prominent Young

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One Year of The Citadel Memorial Europe

WE REMEMBER… One year ago, I published I wear the ring and publicly announced the Continue Reading →

29th Mourns “Major of St. Lo”

By Hal Boyle With the 116th Infantry Regiment in France, July 23 – (delayed)

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A Face and Story with Every Name…

In my previous post, I lamented how I had not yet found a picture or

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Bulldog Gridiron Warrior Lost at Loos 1915

Yesterday, I was searching for articles about William Montague Nicholls, Class of 1912, the

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The Big, Red Flag

You may be scratching your head wondering about the red flag seen in several

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The Citadel “Brand of Brothers”

If you ever watched the HBO series Band of Brothers or read the Stephen

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Legend of The Boo

I met Col. Bill DeMarco, USAF, ’88 last May at Cambridge American Cemetery, where,

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Visit to Normandy – Agenda

Back to Part 1 – Prelude Normandy Trip 2012 Agenda I am sharing this

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Memorial Day Weekend 2012 in Belgium and The Netherlands – Part II

Back to Part I – Henri-Chapelle __________ “Oos Heim” Margraten Having made the trip

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