Lemmond, Bervon L

Rank: Technician Fifth Grade

Unit: 2d Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, 2d Cavalry Group (Mecz)

Bronze Star

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, American Campaign Medal, Europe / African / Middle East Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal

Enlisted: 21 January 1943 in Camp Croft, South Carolina

Date of birth: 7 September 1923

Hometown: Mecklenburg, North Carolina

Occupation prior to enlistment: Semiskilled chauffeurs and drivers, bus, taxi, truck, and tractor

High School: 1 year of high school

Married: Single, with dependents

Campaign: WWII

Died: 20 December 1944

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Missing in action

Location of fatality: Sarregeumines, France

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Place of interment: Sharon Memorial Park in Charlotte, North Carolina

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