Acie B. Drinkard
Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Acie B. Drinkard was born in Morgan County, Alabama on January 17, 1912.
He was drafted into the Army on
November 18, 1942.
He listed his home of residence as Morgan County, Alabama, and his civilian occupation
as farmer. He had completed grammar school. He was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.
Private First Class Drinkard was
killed in action in the attack toward the city of Perriers,
during the hedgerow fighting in Normandy, France on July 12, 1944.
Acie B. Drinkard was buried in
the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #2 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Alabama.
Lawrence Cove Independent Baptist Church Cemetery
Grave marker for Acie B. Drinkard
Photo by Mike Stubbs from the Find A Grave website
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