|courtesy of J. Whitley|
Claude was married by October 1943 when he was drafted. After basic training he was sent to Europe and transferred from the replacement depot to H Company 116th Infantry on 19 Jun 1944. Claude fought with H Company for a month before being killed in action on 19 Jul 1944.
PFC Lee was repatriated and re-interred with family in the Norwood Cemetery in Norwood, North Carolina.
Grandfather, George T. Lee was a PVT in A Troop, 4th North Carolina Cavalry during the Civil War.