George Thorne Curtis

George Thorne Curtis

Birth
Natick, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 17 Sep 2005 (aged 56)
Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Norwood, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Veteran's Section
Memorial ID 15173740 · View Source
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MGYSGT George T. Curtis, U.S.M.C. Retired, 56, a Norwood resident for many years, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2005, in Wrentham.
He was the husband of Sharon E. (Webber) Curtis.
Born in Natick, the son of Dorothy (Thorne) Curtis of Marlborough and the late Wilbur Norman Curtis.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps until his retirement. A Master Gunnery Sergeant, he was crew chief and flew on medivac helicopter units in Vietnam. Serving in Vietnam from 1967 to 1971. Mr. Curtis served in Grenada and Beirut for a total of 25 years in the Marine Corps.
Mr. Curtis was president of Norwood VFW Board of Directors, a member of Chiefs of Police Association of Massachusetts and vice president of POPASMOKE.
Besides his wife and mother, he leaves a son, George T. Curtis Jr. of Norwood; his brother, William R. Curtis and his wife, Debbie, of Plymouth, and his sister, Kathleen Makris and her husband, Nick, of Marlborough; and many nieces and a nephew.

VIETNAM SERVICE
HMM-363 UH-34D Crew Chief 67-68 (LCPL)
HML-367 UH-1E Huey Gunships Crew Chief 68-69 (CPL.)
HML-367 AH-1G & J Cobra Quality assurance 69-70 (SGT.)
HMM-364 CH-46 Gunner 70 (SGT.)

GRENADA & BEIRUT SERVICE
HMM-261 UH-1N Crew Chief, CH-46 Crew Chief (MSGT)

USMC/COMBAT Helicopter Association
Vice President 2004-2005


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  • Added: 6 Aug 2006
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Thorne Curtis (22 Feb 1949–17 Sep 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15173740, citing Highland Cemetery, Norwood, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by GT (contributor 46847417) .