Acie B. Drinkard

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 07/12/1944

 

 

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.

Burial:
Lawrence Cove Independent Baptist Church Cemetery
Eva
Morgan County
Alabama, USA

 

Grave marker for Acie B. Drinkard

Photo by Mike Stubbs from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 


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