Ruby A. McKinney

 
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On the occaision of the 50th anniversary of its liberation, August 6th 1944, the town of  Chateauneuf du Faou , which holds the "Croix du Guerre" for its resistance during the war, erected this memorial in honor of those Americans who died on its soil. A group of American veterans, some of who had fought in the battle for Chateauneuf du Foau in 1944, were present for the unveiling ceremony.
 
Hoyt A.  Cannon
Martin J.  Clark
Chester Galloway
John N.  Hall
Ruby A.  McKinney
Anthony J.  Pilipaic
Edward J.  Powers
Paul D.  Shaver

 

Ruby A. McKinney

Technician Fifth Class, U.S. Army

86th Cavalry Reconn Squadron, 6th Armored Division

Entered the Service From: Alabama

Service #: 34264706

Date of Death: August 05, 1944

Buried: Plot I Row 12 Grave 6

Brittany American Cemetery

St. James, France

Awards: Purple Heart