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Lt. Peter Franklin Cureton

Additional information accompanying the Lt. Cureton "Unfinished Dreams" exhibit. Includes full text of Missing Air Crew Report 11199, links to 303rd Bomb Group, burial information, and suggested Daniel Library resources.


Lt. Peter F. Cureton is buried at the Lorraine American Cemetery in St. Avold, France. Two other Citadel alumni are buried at the Lorraine American Cemetery. Joseph C. Davis, Class of 1932, was a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army. He died August 19, 1945 and was awarded the Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster. Richard P. Padgett, Class of 1944, was a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. He died April 30, 1945 and was awarded the Purple Heart.

The Citadel Memorial Europe Foundation, memorializes and provides biographical information on forty-seven Citadel service members who rest in fifteen American and two Commonwealth cemeteries and another nine who are memorialized on Tablets of the Missing.

Google Map: LT Cureton's Life and Bombardments, by Cadet Cesar Reyes, Fall 2017

The map documents lsignificant locations in Lt Cureton's life. You may zoom in/out on the map. If you click an icon on the map, additional information and photographs will appear. This map was prepared by Cadet Cesar Reyes, Fall 2017, as a Western Civ II class presentation project for Professor Ivy McIntyre.