|Birth: ||Sep. 14, 1892|
|Death: ||Nov. 1, 1918, Belgium|
George W. Ganninger served with Co. L, 148th U.S. Infantry, 37th Division, and died of wounds received in Ypres-Lys Offensive.
The youngest son of John and Theresa Ganninger, he had been employed as a meat cutter at Star Meat Market and had been drafted to Camp Dix. After six weeks of training he was picked as one of a few from his squad to go across with a group of New York men and landed in France on August 16th. he was made a member of a bombing squad in a company of "shock troops" who were called upon to go in the very advance in each engagement.
He was survived by his mother, three brothers and five sisters. His father, who proceded him in death, had been a Civil War Veteran.
John Ganninger (1835 - 1911)
Theresia Bender Ganninger (1850 - 1928)
Mary Ganninger Kapfensteiner (1870 - 1953)*
Minnie Ganninger Roedgers (1872 - 1943)*
Ida Ganninger (1874 - 1875)*
John Ganninger (1878 - 1878)*
Frank Ganninger (1880 - 1943)*
John Ganninger (1882 - 1962)*
Louisa Theresa Ganninger (1885 - 1885)*
Joseph Ganninger (1886 - 1963)*
George W. Ganninger (1892 - 1918)
Saint Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery
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Record added: Jul 17, 2010
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GEORGE W GANNINGER PFC CO L 148TH INFANTRY WORLD WAR 1 SEPT 14 1892 NOV 1 1918|
Added: Oct. 30, 2010