Veterans' Memorial Project

Christy Monroe Broughton Jr.

Centralia, IL

World War II

College: Commerce & Business Administration

Graduation Year: Attended 1942

Service Branch: Army

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 09/13/1922

Date of Death: 10/22/1944

Ma-Wan-Da; Phi Eta Sigma; Alpha Kappa Psi; Alpha Phi Omega; Alpha Tau Sigma; Accountancy Club; Business Manager, The Daily Illini; Pershing Rifles; Scabbard and Blade; Captain, University Brigade

Lt. Broughton served with the 101st Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry Division. He is buried at Lorraine American Cemetery, St. Avold, France, Plot C Row 11 Grave 43. He was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

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