and grave marker for
James R. Callicutt in the Biscoe Cemetery, Biscoe (Montgomery
county), North Carolina.
James enlisted in
the Army at Ft Bragg, NC on 3 October 1942 and was assigned to
Service Company, 508th PIR. He was subsequently transferred to
Hq 1st on 2 March 1944 and then returned to Service Company on 31
On 2 Dec 1944 Pvt Callicutt was transferred to the
303rd Station Hospital which had been first formed at Camp Mackall
in July 1943 and was now located in the grounds of the Lilford
Estate in the eastern part of the County of Northamptonshire.
The Hospital was established in September 1943 in
the 100 room Lilford Hall which provided a 750-bed hospital.
After D-Day it was expanded to 1500 beds by erecting 50 fifteen bed
tents on the grounds..