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 George W. Emory

George W. Emory

Birth
Lewes, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Death 2 Jun 1972 (aged 26)
Harrington, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Burial Seaford, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 35176151 · View Source
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Son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Emory.

Brother of Christopher Emory, A. Wade Emory, and Barbara Ammons.

He was a graduate of Seaford High School and served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam. Trooper Emory was awarded the bronze star and two presidential unit citations.

He was appointed a State Trooper on May 15, 1970.

On Friday, June 2, 1972 Trooper George Emory was killed in an accident on S. Route 13 near Harrington. George Emory was on his way home after a tour of duty at Troop 3 near Camden when his patrol vehicle, which was part of a take-home program, was struck in the rear. Trooper Emory was removed from the accident scene and taken to Milford Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

George Emory was born in Lewes, Delaware. He was a graduate of Seaford High School and served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam. Trooper Emory was awarded the bronze star and two presidential unit citations.

He enlisted as a State Trooper on May 15, 1970. Trooper Emory was not married and is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Emory, two brothers, Christopher and A. Wade, and a sister, Barbara Ammons. Services were held at St. Luke's Church with internment in the church cemetery.


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  • Added: 26 Mar 2009
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George W. Emory (22 Feb 1946–2 Jun 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35176151, citing Saint Lukes Cemetery, Seaford, Sussex County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .