Rufus Abercrombie was born in 1923 in Georgia to Henry Lloyd Abercrombie and Ethel Fuller. He enlisted on 16 January 1943 at Ft Oglethorpe in Georgia. He is buried at the Normandy American Cemetery in St-Laurent, France, Grave I, 19, 15.

 

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of death: 9 June 1944
  • County: Hamilton
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Normandy Campaign
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Top Panel
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