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In the town cemetery. Isolated Burial The isolated burial of Richard Cutts Fairfield, killed while serving with a British Ambulance Service.  He has an elaborate tomb fenced off by four artillery shell casings and a chain.  There is a plaque with English text and one with Italian text below the concrete memorial.  The is also a text designating him as the first American to fall in Italy.

Monument Text:

Richard Cutts Fairfield

Born St Albans West Virginia US
February 20, 1899
Son of Walter Fairfield
and Lalla Griffith Fairfield Barr
Volunteer Youngest American 
Killed in Execution of his duty
at Mestre Italy
January 26, 1918
Thy Will My Lord Be Done

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Richard Cutts Fairfield

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