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1Lt William F. Kuykendall Memorial

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Details:

On the west side of the road. Marker A black stone plaque mounted on a large boulder with French text and photos. Honors the sacrifice of LT William Kuykendall, shot down in the vicinity on 29 August 1944. Dedicated on 26 October 2019.

Monument Text:

A LA MEMOIRE DU

1ST LT.WILLIAM.F.KUYKENDALL

PILOTE USAAF

 

524th FIGHTER SQUADRON

 

27TH FIGHTER GROUP

 

MORT POUR NOTRE LIBERTE

A BORD DE SON P47D THUNDERBOLT LE

29 AOUT 1944

 

LA FRANCE RECONNAISSANTE

 

CONSACRE LE 26 OCTOBRE 2019

IN MEMORIAM

 

English translation:

 

TO THE MEMORY OF

1ST LT.WILLIAM.F.KUYKENDALL

USAAF PILOT

 

524th FIGHTER SQUADRON

 

27TH FIGHTER GROUP

 

DIED FOR OUR FREEDOM

ON BOARD HIS P47D THUNDERBOLT ON

August 29, 1944

 

FRANCE REMEMBERS

 

DEDICATED OCTOBER 26, 2019

IN MEMORIAM

Commemorates:

People:

William Kuykendall

Units:

524th Fighter Squadron, 27th Fighter Group

United States Air Force

Wars:

WWII

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