Rosario Potvin

Lewiston, Maine
30 Aug 1944, Wed  •  Page 18
The memorial pays tribute to Lormeau 75 Americans killed during the fighting for the liberation of Plabennec and Plouvien 8 and 9 August 1944. Located in the countryside, on the road between Plabennec Gouesnou, Lormeau the memorial was initiated by the local veterans and opened in 2009 and is dedicated to the American liberators. Author of several books on the subject, Louis Bothorel, plouviennois a writer, did a great job which allowed to find the names of 75 fallen GI's during those bloody days.

Rosario Potvin

Private First Class,  U.S. Army

231st Field Artillery Battalion, 6th Armored Division

Entered the Service From: Maine

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Died: Aug 8, 1944

Buried: Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial

Saint-James, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France

Awards: Purple Heart