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Whitefield Plaque

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Details:

On the outside wall of the church to the left of the town's war memorial. Plaque A metal plaque with French text honoring the memory of Sergeant Hassel C. Whitefield, who lost his life trying to save the life of a village child, Marcel Schilling.  

Monument Text:

A la memoire du St./Sgt. de la 90e Div D'Inf. U.S. Hassel C. Whitefield qui sacrifia sa vie, le 17.1.45 en essayent de sauver celle de l'enfant Marcel Schilling.  Dedie par CEBA.


ENGLISH TRANSLATION:  In memory of Staff Sergeant Hassel C. Whitefield of the US 90th Infantry Division who sacrificed his life on 17 Jan uary 1945 trying to save the life of the child Marcel Schilling.  Dedicated by the CEBA.

Commemorates:

People:

Hassel C.  Whitefield

Units:

344th Field Artillery Battalion, 90th Infantry Division

Wars:

WWII

Battles:

Battle of the Bulge

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