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Thornton Loquette Mullins

Lieutenant Colonel, Army

Born: October 21, 1910
Hometown: Richmond City, VA
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: June 6, 1944
Died In: near Les Moulins, France
Awards: Distinguished Service Cross, Purple Heart

LTC Mullins served with the 111th Field Artillery Battalion, 29th Infantry Division. He was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cross and Purple Heart for gallantry in action while leading a charge on a Normandy beachhead. He is buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.

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