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.

George Bryan French Robert Edward Poland
The Citadel, Class of 1931 The Citadel, Class of 1942
Technical Sergeant, U.S. Army Air Forces Captain, U.S. Army Air Forces
Service # 38171611 Service # O-420507
487th Bomber Squadron,
340th Bomber Group, Medium
1st Squadron,
6th Ferry Group
Entered the Service from: Louisiana Entered the Service from: Massachusetts
Died: 23-Apr-43 Died: 4-Apr-43
Missing in Action or Buried at Sea Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
Tablets of the Missing at
North Africa American Cemetery
Tablets of the Missing at
North Africa American Cemetery
Carthage, Tunisia Carthage, Tunisia
Awards: Air Medal, Purple Heart Awards: Air Medal


George Rhea Land, Jr.
The Citadel, Class of 1939
Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army Air Forces
Service # O-387374
84th Bomber Squadron,
47th Bomber Group, Light
Entered the Service from: District of Columbia
Died: 2-Apr-43
Buried at: Plot A Row 9 Grave 4
North Africa American Cemetery
Carthage, Tunisia
Awards: Distinguished Service Cross,
Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster

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

Click on a man’s name to go to his individual in memoriam page.

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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