WWII – The Citadel Memorial Europe

JAMES LAWRENCE MANNING, ’42

Born December 3, 1921 to Minnie Holland and Lawrence Albert Manning, Jr. in Latta,

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HENRY DAVID FULMER, JR., Class of 1945

Born July 23, 1922 to Olivia Guental and Henry D. Fulmer, in Columbia, South

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GRIFFETH HARRISON FORT, Class of 1945

Born December 3, 1921 to Edwin Hubert and Martha Azalea Thompson Fort in Rogersville,

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WALTER STEELE COVINGTON JR., Class of 1946

Born April 1, 1925 to Walter S. and Agnes W. Covington in Raleigh, North

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CRESWELL GARLINGTON, JR., Class of 1944

Born February 1, 1922 to Lt. Col. Creswell and Alexandrine Finch Garlington in Paris,

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PETER FRANKLIN CURETON JR., ’40

Born 4 June 1919 to Peter F. and Josephine Dickson Cureton in Greenville, South

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WILLIAM MILLING ROYALL, ’42

Born May 20, 1921 to Sam J. and Elizabeth Wilcox Royall in Darlington, South

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KINGSLEY ROBERT PEARSE, Class of 1946

Born November 29, 1924 in Greenville, SC to Kingsley H. and Marjorie Johnson Pearse,

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JEROME CHRIS SERROS, Class of 1941

Born 5 October 1919 in Georgia to Nicholas and Antonnette Serros, he was from

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JULE C. HANCOCK, JR., Class of 1946

Born to Julius C. and Bernice Cannie Hancock on 18 December 1924, Jule enter

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WAVERLY OWEN SKIDMORE, Class of 1946

Born 24 September 1924 to Lloyd J. and Mattie Owen Skidmore in Albemarle, North

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FREDERICK DAVENPORT MELTON, Class of 1945

Born 15 August 1924, in Americus, Georgia, to Oliver Quimby and Mary Davenport Melton,

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WILLIAM ALVIN HENSON, II, Class of 1944

Born June 8, 1923 to William A. and Gertrude L. Henson in Atlanta, Georgia,

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Devils in Baggy Pants

75 years ago, OPERATION MARKET GARDEN commenced. The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the

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THOMAS LEA HUTCHINGS, JR. Class of 1941

Born August 23, 1919 to Thomas L. and Sara Bourne Hutchings, Thomas graduated from

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JOHN KENNETH ZAHN, JR., Class of 1946

On September 11, 1944, while serving as an ammunition handler with weapons platoon, F

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Letters from the Finklea Home Front

Victory Mail, more commonly known as V-Mail, operated during World War II to expedite

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Franklyn Madden Ketchum, ’42

Born 9 October 1920 to Warren M and Charlotte E. Ketchum in Garden City,

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Furman Henry Finklea, Jr., Class of 1936

Born 29 October 1914 in Hyman, South Carolina to Furman H. Sr., and Eulalia

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James Tredway Dixon, Class of 1936

Born 11 September 1913 to Mr. and Mrs. James H. Dixon of Mullins, SC,

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