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Corp George Landis Rodkey
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1917
Clarion County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 1944, France

Casualty of the Invasion of France Oct 25 1944
survived by his wife Elizabeth (Pearson)Rodkey of Phildelphia two brothers Raymond Of Martinsbugh and Morris of Phildelphia three sisters Mrs Louis Bossler Mrs Howard Showalter and Miss Verna Rodkey
George was born on the Martin Shultz farm in Woodbury Township

Altoona Mirror November 18 1944
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From Member Pamela Myers-Grewell
Altoona Tribune, Friday, May 21, 1943

Williamsburg GI Returned for Reburial

Cpl. George L. Rodkey, Williamsburg, R.D., who was killed in action in France Oct. 25, 1944, will be honored with military services in the Williamsburg Church of the Brethren. Military rites will be in charge of the Bonner-Sollenberger post, American Legion.

Cpl. Rodkey was the husband of Mrs. Alice E. Rodkey of 2827 West Twenty-second street, Philadelphia, and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Rodkey of Williamsburg, R.D., residing on Piney Creek in the vicinity of Eight Square School.

He entered the service Aug. 22, 1941, in Tyrone and trained at Fort George Meade, Md., Camp Croft, S.C., Anacostia, Va., and was transferred to Italy in July, 1944.

Cpl. Rodkey was born Dec. 20, 1917, in Williamsburg R.D., and attended the Eight Square school. He was a member of the Church of the Brethren, Williamsburg.



 
 
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 Parents:
  Howard Walter Rodkey (1885 - 1951)
  Mary M Scutchall Rodkey (1893 - 1950)
 
 Siblings:
  Viola R Showalter (1916 - 1994)*
  George Landis Rodkey (1917 - 1944)
  Leuella Grace Rodkey (1921 - 1943)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Shellytown Cemetery
Shellytown
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: annie
Record added: Apr 05, 2013
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Corp George Landis Rodkey
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 Added: Apr. 5, 2013
 
 
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