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Dean Lewis Wakefield

Dean L. Wakefield

                         Name: Dean Lewis Wakefield

                         Branch of Service: U.S. Army


                         Rank: Private

                         Dates of Service: 2/2/1943-11/1/1945

                         Area of Service: European-African-

                         Middle Eastern

Dean Lewis Wakefield was born on December 17, 1921, in Bennettsville, Indiana; he was the son of Leslie Willard Wakefield (1890-1974) and Mary Ann (Stepp) Wakefield  (1899-) of Schuyler, Albemarle, County, Virginia.  Dean graduated from Scottsville High School in Scottsville, VA, about 1940.  He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.  Dean was wounded during the Normandy D-Day invasion, fought through France and Belgium, and was later wounded a second time.

Dean passed away on September 6, 1976, in Sacramento, California, and he is buried at Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens in Florence, Lauderdale County, Alabama.

Dean Lewis Wakefield Gravestone, Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens

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