Lee Harold Lovvorn

Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 06/08/1944

 

 

Lee H. Lovvorn was born in Alabama in 1920. He was drafted into the Army
on January 15, 1942 at Fort McClellan, Alabama. His civilian occupation was
listed as Electrician. He had completed grammar school and was single with no dependents.

Private First Class Lee H. Lovvorn was killed in action in France,
during 1st Battalion's attack against the German coastal batteries at Crisbecq.

 

Citation for the award of the Silver Star Medal to PFC Lee H. Lovvorn

From U.S. War Department Press Releases and Related Records 1942-1945 Box 11: B 125 - B 424
via Ancestry.com

 

 

Lee H. Lovvorn was buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #1 at Carentan, France in Block C Row 9 Grave 175 and was moved to the permanent
cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, most likely in 1948 when the temporary cemeteries were shut down.

 

Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: Plot F Row 16 Grave 43

 

     

Grave marker for Lee H. Lovvorn

Photo by Frogman
from the
Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 


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