Born in 1920 in Newport, TN
Enlisted on October 3, 1940 in the Medical Department in Fort McPherson, Atlanta, GA
Buried at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery in Henri-Chapelle, Belgium, F, 1, 71

Parents: James Caswell and Lobelia Nunn Spurgeon
Sibling: Clarke Spurgeon

“Today 13 October 2015 we remember Private Lemuel C Spurgeon.
Lemuel C Spurgeon was born in Newport, Cocke County, Tennessee 1913.
He served in the 8th Infantry Regiment – 4th Infantry Division, he was a Medic.
Private Lemuel C Spurgeon was KIA in Belgium on 13 October 1944.
He was awarded with Purple Heart.  
Lemuel C Spurgeon is buried at Henry-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial.
We have adopted his grave.
Rest in Peace Lemuel.”
-Submitted by Bert-Jan en Marleen Sengers

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of death: 13 October 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIV, Top Panel
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