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George Alford Wade

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Death 19 Jun 1953 (aged 20)
Burial Oneonta, Otsego County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 111810183 · View Source
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"Full military honors were accorded Private George Alford Wade of Maryland RD1, who died of wounds received in action June 19, in Korea. His remains came to Oneonta by train Thursday night, and were met there by Oneonta American Legion and V. F. W. honor guard and were escorted to the Bookhout Funeral Home where funeral services were held Saturday afternoon with full military honors. The Rev. A. P. Ballach, Jr., pastor of the First Baptist church of Oneonta officiated, and burial was in the Oneonta Plains cemetery. Private Wade was born April 16, 1933 in Colesville, a son of Alford Wade and Lena Reeve Bruce. Surviving are his father, Alford Wade of Toddsville, his mother, Mrs. Lena Bruce of Maryland RD1; a brother, Charles Wade of Maryland, RD1, and other more distant relatives. Before entering the military service he had made his home with his mother and brother at the Lynn Gibson farm on the Westville road." ["The Otsego Farmer & Republican" (Cooperstown, NY), Fri., Sept. 18, 1953, Page Eight]


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  • Created by: Kathryn Hill
  • Added: 4 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111810183
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Alford Wade (16 Apr 1933–19 Jun 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111810183, citing Oneonta Plains Cemetery, Oneonta, Otsego County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Kathryn Hill (contributor 47225156) .