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Sgt John George Cannon, Jr
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Birth: Jan. 2, 1921
Delaware, USA
Death: Jun. 12, 1944, France

Son of John George Cannon, Sr. and Sara E. Coleman Cannon.

Husband of Margaret Mabel Paquette Cannon.

John, who resided at R.D. 3, Milford, Delaware, served as a Sergeant with the 12th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division, U.S. Army, during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on May 9, 1942 at Fort Dix, New Jersey and was noted as being employed in the manufacture of textiles and as being Married.

He was "Killed In Action" at Montebourg, France by pocket fire while serving as a section leader of a mortar squadron.

He served in the Army for one year and eleven months and was awarded the Bronze Star and a Purple Heart.

Service # 12047402
 
 
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 Parents:
  John G. Cannon (1880 - 1968)
  Sara E. Cannon (1887 - 1953)
 
Inscription:
John G. Cannon, Jr. Delaware, Sgt., 12th Infantry, 4th Inf. Div., WW II.
 
Note: He gave his all for his country!
 
Burial:
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Milford
Kent County
Delaware, USA
 
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Dec 18, 2005
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- Russ Pickett
 Added: Aug. 19, 2010
One of Delaware's Heros!
- Russ Pickett
 Added: Aug. 19, 2010

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