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Edward Benedict Lumpkin

Private, Army

Hometown: Richmond City
Casualty Date: December 11, 1943
Died In: Italy

Private Lumpkin had been serving overseas with the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, since April 1943 and saw action in North Africa and Sicily. He attended Benedictine High School and North Carolina State College. Prior to serving, he was employed by Virginia Electric and Power Company.

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