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Pfc. George William Elbert Purcell

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Pfc. George William Elbert Purcell Veteran

Birth
District of Columbia, USA
Death
19 Dec 1944 (aged 24)
Belgium
Burial
Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA Add to Map
Plot
Sec: 12, Site: 3159
Memorial ID
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George served as a Private First Class, Company E, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Prince George's County, Maryland prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on July 23, 1943 at Fort Myer, Virginia. He was noted as being employed in construction and also as Married.

George was "Killed In Action" near Rocherath, Belgium during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in Belgium and was later repatriated here on November 18, 1947.

Service # 33745547

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

Special thanks to: John C. Anderson
for submitting this record for bio updates!
George served as a Private First Class, Company E, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Prince George's County, Maryland prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on July 23, 1943 at Fort Myer, Virginia. He was noted as being employed in construction and also as Married.

George was "Killed In Action" near Rocherath, Belgium during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred in Belgium and was later repatriated here on November 18, 1947.

Service # 33745547

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

Special thanks to: John C. Anderson
for submitting this record for bio updates!

Gravesite Details

PFC USA INF WWII



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