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Lewis Tilghman Stoneburner, III

Captain, Army

Born: March 2, 1913
Hometown: Henrico County, VA
Entered: May 1, 1942
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: October 10, 1943
Died In: Algiers

Captain Stoneburner served with the Medical Corps, 45th General Hospital.

He was a graduate of the University of Richmond and the Medical College of Virginia. Before the war, he had interned for 18 months at Boston City Hospital with the Harvard medical service. When on a short leave in Richmond, he was called back to North Africa to serve as the chief consultant in medicine for the North African Theater of Operations.

His name is etched on the Tablets of the Missing in the North Africa American Cemetery, Tunisia.

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