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George L. Fox
Birth: Mar. 15, 1900
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 3, 1943

One of the four Army chaplains who lost their lives when the USAT Dorchester was hit by a torpedo and sank on February 3, 1943. They helped other soldiers board lifeboats and gave up their life jackets when the supply ran out. The chapel was dedicated on February 3, 1951 by President Harry S. Truman to honor these soldiers of different faiths (one was Jewish, one Catholic and two Protestant). (230 men of the 902 aboard survived the attack.) Posthumously awarded the Purple Heart and Distinguished Service Cross. 

Cause of death: Drowned
Chapel of Four Chaplains *
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
*Memorial Site [?]
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Record added: Feb 11, 2000
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Happy Birthday.........................
- a sincere fan
 Added: Mar. 15, 2015
Happy Birthday. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you. Thank you for your service to your country.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Mar. 15, 2015
Thank you. RIP!
- a sincere fan
 Added: Feb. 3, 2015
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