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2Lt Charles E Fairweather

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2Lt Charles E Fairweather

  • Birth 4 Apr 1920 Illinois, USA
  • Death 18 Aug 1944 Rambouillet, Departement des Yvelines, Île-de-France, France
  • Burial Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France
  • Plot B-12-17
  • Memorial ID 56644360

He was the son of William H. Fairweather.

Entered the military on Nov. 25, 1940 in the Illinois National Guard.

Later assigned to 87th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron (Mechanized) 7th Armored Division. Re-Assigned to Co. D, 17th Tank Battalion, 7th Armored Division.

He saraficed his life in a bitter battle near Rambouillet, France.

We would like to thank contributor C. Bangsund for informing us that Lt. Fairweather has a commemorative head stone located at Waverly East Cemetery, in Waverly, Illinois. This memorial page is listed under # 107197146.


Family Members

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Illinois.

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  • Maintained by: Son of the 7th
  • Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56644360
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2Lt Charles E Fairweather (4 Apr 1920–18 Aug 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56644360, citing Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial, Colleville-sur-Mer, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France ; Maintained by Son of the 7th (contributor 47067117) .