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2nd Lt Norbert W. Herriges

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Details:

Attached to the town's war memorial in the town square. Plaque A large stone pillar with a white plaque bearing an inscription commemorating Lt Herriges who crashed in the area during WWII.

Monument Text:

Au Lieutenant

Norbert W. HERRIGES

Pilote de chasse au

27th Fighter group

Mort pour la Liberation

de France à Pourrières,

le 12 Aoùt 1944

 

GIRAUD J. BAPTISTE

 

 

English translation:

In memory of 27th FG pilot Lt Norbert W. Herriges who died for the liberation of Pourrieres on August 12th 1944.

Commemorates:

People:

Norbert W. Herriges

Units:

12th Air Force

522nd Fighter Squadron, 27th Fighter Group

United States Air Force

Wars:

WWII