|courtesy of Bessie Savery|
When he was drafted in March 1943 James was working in that gas station. Sent overseas, on 13 Jun 1944 he was transferred from the replacement depot to B Company 116th Infantry. On 15 Jun 1944 he was again transferred, this time to A Company 116th Infantry. James was killed in action on 11 Jul 1944.
PFC Curkendoll is buried in the Normandy American Cemetery.