Charles Henry Lankford was the son of Dailey Franklin Lankford and Nancy Sevier King. He was initially buried at Champigneul Cemetery at Chalons-sur-Marne, France and reburied at Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal (Vosges) France, Plot A, Row 29, Grave 61.

His brother Edwin K. Lankford was killed in action on 22 March 1944.

  • Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 6 June 1912
  • Date of death: 25 December 1944
  • County: McMinn
  • Hometown: Athens
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 680th Field Artillery Battalion, 17th Airborne Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal (Vosges), France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Middle Panel
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