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 George E Kessler

George E Kessler

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Death 15 Feb 1951 (aged 18)
Burial Newport News, Newport News City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 104879865 · View Source
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PFC George E. Kessler, RA13345995, who died in the service of his country on February 15th, 1951 in the vicinity of Ch'Ongch'On, North Korea. The cause of death was listed as Captured-Died POW. At the time of his death George was 17 years of age. He was from Warwick County, Virginia. George's Military Occupation Specialty was 4745-Light Weapons Infantryman.

The decorations earned by PFC George E. Kessler include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Korea Service Medal, and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Steve Centner
  • Added: 9 Feb 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 104879865
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George E Kessler (3 Feb 1933–15 Feb 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 104879865, citing Peninsula Memorial Park, Newport News, Newport News City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .