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Pvt George A Ley
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Birth: 1921
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 24, 1944, France

George served as a Private, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Erie County, New York prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on September 2, 1942 in Buffalo, New York. He was noted as being employed in the production of rubber goods and also as Single, with dependents.

George was "Killed In Action" in Normandy, France during the capture of the town of Cherbourg during the war. He was awarded a "Silver Star" and a Purple Heart.

Service # 32475162 
 
Note: Entered the service from New York.
 
Burial:
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Colleville-sur-Mer
Departement du Calvados
Basse-Normandie, France
Plot: Plot A Row 11 Grave 7
 
Maintained by: Russ Pickett
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56646902
Pvt George A Ley
Added by: Linda Hoffman Quigg
 
Pvt George A Ley
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The "Silver Star"!
- Russ Pickett
 Added: Oct. 28, 2012

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Oct. 27, 2012

- Russ Pickett
 Added: Oct. 27, 2012
 
 
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