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PVT John Thomas Lee
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Birth: Mar. 11, 1924
Rocky Mount
Edgecombe County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 26, 1944, France

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On 30 June 1942, when he registers for the draft, he signs his name as John Thomas Lee. He is living at 223 Mangum Street, Rocky Mount, Nash County, North Carolina. He is age 18, born 11 March 1924 in Rocky Mount, Edgecombe County, North Carolina. The nearest telephone number to him is 2267-R.

His contact person is Mrs. J. J. Lee of 704 Pender Street, Rocky Mount, North Carolina. He is employed by Caramount Mills on Ridge Street, Rocky Mount, Nash County, North Carolina.

He is noted as being white, 5 11 tall, 133 pounds. He has brown hair, blue eyes, and light complexion. Source: North Carolina World War II Draft Registration Cards, NARA, Fold3.

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For an excellent article about Private John Thomas Lee and Monsieur Jean-Vincent du Lac de Fugeres who tends his grave by Mr. Philip Sayblack of the "Rocky Mount Telegram" newspaper, please see Rocky Mount Telegram, 02/12/2017, "Frenchman Tends Local Soldier's Grave In Normandy."
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Joseph Lee (1893 - 1972)
  Annie Maude Edwards Lee (1891 - 1980)
 
 Siblings:
  Eva Mae Lee Bulluck (1915 - 2008)*
  John Thomas Lee (1924 - 1944)
  Clyde Edward Lee (1928 - 1997)*
  Henry Clayton Lee (1928 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Private 117 Infantry, 30th Division
 
Note: Entered the service from North Carolina
 
Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: Plot B Row 14 Grave 21
 
Maintained by: David A. French
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56641559
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PVT John Thomas Lee
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My first cousin once removed.
- Joseph Butler
 Added: Jun. 1, 2017
We will never forget the Fallens soldiers. God bless you all we are free thanks to your sacrifice. I will continue to take care of your grave Sir with my family it is my honor to do that.Jean-Vincent du LAC de FUGERES (France)
- JV du LAC de FUGERES
 Added: Feb. 28, 2017
A True Patriot. May he rest in peace.
- David A. French
 Added: Feb. 26, 2017
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