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761st Tank Battalion Monument

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Details:

On the towns war memorial. Plaque

A black stone plaque with French text inscription and the divisions insignia. Dedicated to 12 soldiers of the 761st Tank Battalion who lost their lives in the towns liberation.

Monument Text:

En l'honneur des soldats morts

pour la libration de Morville-ls-Vic

du 761st Tank Battalion

 

9 novembre 1944

Sgt. Roy KING ; River Rouge, MI

1st Sgt. Samuel J. TURLEY ; The Bronx, NY

Pvt. Robert W. BRISCOE; Baltimore, MD

Pvt. Emile I. ARMSTRONG ; Cincinnati, OH

Pvt. Willie L. LOFTON ; Corsicana, TX

Sgt. James W. HARRISON; Brooklyn, NY

Pvt. Alexander S. ANDERSON; Washington, DC

Tech-4 Horatio SCOTT; Lynn, MA

2nd Lt. Kenneth W. COLEMAN ; Washington, DC

Pvt. Theodore R. COOPER ; Camden, SC

 

11 novembre 1944 (cte 309)

Tech-4 Walter J. CAMPBELL Hempstead, NY

Pvt. Georges SHIVERS; Bainbridge, GA

 

English translation: 

 

In honor of the soldiers killed

for the liberation of Morville-ls-Vic

761st Tank Battalion

 

November 9, 1944

Sgt. Roy KING; River Rouge, MI

1st Sgt. Samuel J. TURLEY; The Bronx, NY

Pvt. Robert W. BRISCOE; Baltimore, MD

Pvt. Emile I. ARMSTRONG; Cincinnati, OH

Pvt. Willie L. LOFTON; Corsicana, TX

Sgt. James W. HARRISON; Brooklyn, NY

Pvt. Alexander S. ANDERSON; Washington, DC

Tech-4 Horatio SCOTT; Lynn, MA

2nd Lt. Kenneth W. COLEMAN; Washington, DC

Pvt. Theodore R. COOPER; Camden, SC

 

November 11, 1944 (hill 309)

TECH-4 Walter J. CAMPBELL Hempstead, NY

Pvt. Georges SHIVERS; Bainbridge, GA