Sgt John George Cannon, Jr

Sgt John George Cannon, Jr

Delaware, USA
Death 12 Jun 1944 (aged 23)
Burial Milford, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 12716986 · View Source
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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

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

Husband of Margaret Mabel Paquette Cannon.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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John G. Cannon, Jr. Delaware, Sgt., 12th Infantry, 4th Inf. Div., WW II.

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 17 Dec 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 12716986
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt John George Cannon, Jr (2 Jan 1921–12 Jun 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 12716986, citing Odd Fellows Cemetery, Milford, Kent County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .