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George Martin Downs
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Birth: Nov. 11, 1926
Death: Dec. 12, 2005

George Martin Downs, age 79, of Dickson, Tennessee died Monday, December 12, 2005 in Horizon Medical Center, Dickson, Tennessee. His remains are to be cremated and no visitation or services are planned. Arrangements by Taylor Funeral Home. Mr. Downs, a native of Washington, DC was the son of the late George and Jane Bowles Downs. He was a veteran in WWII serving in the U.S. Navy. He was a retired motorcycle officer for Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C.

Survivors include his four sons; Richard Downs, Bakersfield CA; Raymond Downs, Ashburn, VA; Paul Downs, Laurel, MD; Douglas Downs, Silver Springs, MD; one brother, James Downs of Maryland; several grandchildren, several great grandchildren.

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His son Paul confirms that George was indeed a US Navy Seabee in WWII in the 14th Bn. He is mentioned by name in a letter from Frank Donovan to Curtis Middleton dated March 1946. From the context one can conclude that the three men were friends.

 
 
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 Parents:
  George Andrew Downs (1896 - 1945)
 
 Sibling:
  George Martin Downs (1926 - 2005)
  Mamie J. Smith (1935 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Y3 US NAVY
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: SECTION 8-K ROW 13 SITE 5
 
Maintained by: Tony Middleton
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Record added: Nov 02, 2009
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George Martin Downs
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There is a George M. Downs from Washington DC that appears on the roster of B Co. 14th CB Bn. on Oct 28, 1945 - alongside my father. If you knew this gentleman, please contact me thru my find-a-grave profile. Thank you.
- Tony Middleton
 Added: May. 13, 2011
 
 
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