Lewis Frelan Goddard served with the Office of Strategic Services. He was accidentally killed during a night parachute jump August 7, 1944, on a mission to help French resistance fighters against Germans.

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Buried at Rhone American Cemetery in Draguignan (Var), France.

  • Rank: First Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 9 May 1925
  • Date of death: 7 August 1944
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: Office of Strategic Service, Headquarters Detachment
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Rhone American Cemetery, Draguignan (Var), France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Middle Panel
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