Memorial marker for Pfc Charlie B.
Powell in the Whites Bridge Cemetery, Colquitt (Miller
Pvt Powell was transferred from the
Parachute Training School, Ft. Benning, GA to Company E, 508th PIR on 6
August 1943. He was then transferred on 2 September to the 990th
RS which may have been part of the Airborne Training Division as noted
on the memorial marker. His grave site in Margraten, however, has
him registered as a member of the 504th PIR.
was killed in action in the Groesbeek-Wylerbaan area on 26 November 1944* and was awarded the Purple Heart.
His remains were initially interred in the Plot B, Row 2, Grave 28 in
the Molenhoek Temporary Cemetery.
His final resting place is in Plot: F
Row 4 Grave 12 of the Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten,
* The memorial
marker contains a typographical error with day of death shown as"16"
rather than "26"