Lee Harold Lovvorn
Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
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
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.
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement du Calvados
Plot: Plot F Row 16 Grave 43
Grave marker for Lee H. Lovvorn
Photo by Frogman
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