John D. Kirkpatrick
John Day Kirkpatrick (17 January 1921-) was a US Army lieutenant who served in the US 506th Infantry Regiment during World War II.


John Day Kirkpatrick was born in Nashua, New Hampshire on 17 January 1921, and he enlisted in the US Army in 1941. He attended Army Officer Training School and became a lieutenant in the airborne infantry, serving with the US 506th Infantry Regiment in France before being assigned to carry out special missions behind German lines. Kirkpatrick notably took part in the 1944 Bavarian chateau raid.

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