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Sgt. John George Cannon Jr.

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Sgt. John George Cannon Jr.

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

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 )

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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