Grave marker for James E. Richbourg in the Dean Swamp
Baptist Cemetery, Springfield (Orangeburg county), South Carolina.
James enlisted in the Army at Ft Jackson, Columbia, SC on
22 January 1941. He was not initially assigned to the 508th but on
11 October 1944 Pfc Richbourg was transferred to Service Company, 508th
and then reassigned to Company A.
Pfc Richbourg was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge
for action during the Ardennes campaign, 18 Dec 1944 to 20 Feb 1945.