A memorial to those who served in the 116th Infantry Regiment, "The Stonewall Brigade"
Saturday, July 30, 2016
SSG Larry Wayne Curry
SSG Larry Wayne Curry was born 11 Nov 1924 in Gatesville, Texas the oldest child of James Malcolm and Annie Viola (Williams) Curry. The family of 6 farmed in Coryell County.
When Larry was drafted in June 1943 he had only 3 years of high school. At the time of the D-Day landings he was a PFC assigned to L Company 116th Infantry. He was promoted to SGT on 20 Jun 1944. He was further promoted to SSG on 27 Jul 1944. SSG Curry was killed in action on 30 Jul 1944.
SSG Curry was returned to the U.S. in 1948 and buried in the Restland Cemetery in Gatesville, Texas.