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First Name: Richard

Last Name: Creed

Birthplace: USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Rutland, VT
Middle Name: Lawrence

Date of Birth:

Date of Death: 15 November 1943

Rank: Colonel

Years Served:
Richard L. Creed

•  World War I (1914 - 1918)
•  World War II (1941 - 1945)


As a Captain, Richard Lawrence Creed was the Military Attache at the American Embassy in Paris. On 20 June 1930, Major Creed graduated from the Command and General Staff School. He died in Italy on 15 November 1943 while serving with the 3rd Infantry Division.

He and his wife, Anne Houlihan Creed, had a son, Richard Lawrence Creed, Jr. (Honoree Record ID: 221664), who graduated from the USMA in the Class of 1944. He retired from the U.S. Air Force as a Major.


Colonel Richard Lawrence Creed is buried at the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial in Nettuno, Provincia di Roma, Lazio, Italy.

Honoree ID: 201015   Created by: MHOH




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