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Alexander McCarrell Patch, Jr.

Lieutenant General, Army

Born: November 23, 1889
Hometown: Staunton City
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: November 21, 1945

Taught school at the Staunton Military Academy before war. Served in World War I in the Aisne-Marne, St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne offensives. He was made commander of the US Seventh Army in Europe in 1944.

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