Valcourt Square (Lawrence, MA)

valcourtValcourt Square id located at the intersection of Lowell and West Lowell Streets. It is dedicated to Private Leon P. Valcourt who was killed in action July 21, 1918 in France. He served with the US Army 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division. He is buried in the Aisne-Marne American Cemetery in Belieau, France. He was one of the “West End Boys” including Thomas J. (Reddy) Stephens, Fred (Brooksie) Harrison, Clifton Smith, Frank McNulty, Hector LeFleurand Augustine Regan. Clifton Smith was the first to die. Leon Valcourt was next. Regan was the last Lawrence soldier to die in World War I. Both Regan and Valcourt were cited for bravery.

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  1. […] enlisted together, July 17, 1917: Thomas J. (Reddy) Stephens, Fred (Brooksie) Harrison, Leon (Jean) Valcourt, Clifton Smith, Frank McNulty, and Hector LeFleur. Clifton Smith was the first to die. Leon […]

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