PFC George Edward Gilkey

PFC George Edward Gilkey

Birth
Delaware, USA
Death 9 Dec 1943 (aged 27–28)
Italy
Burial Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Plot Plot C Row 10 Grave 26
Memorial ID 56309297 · View Source
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Son of Philip F. Gilkey and Henrietta Ingram Gilkey.

Husband of Catherine Crowley Gilkey.

George, who resided at 54 West Third Street, New Castle, Delaware, served as a Private First Class with the 141st Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He enlisted in the Army on May 13, 1942 at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He was noted as being employed as a Sales clerk and also as being Married.

He was "Killed In Action" at Mount Lungo, Italy and was awarded the Purple Heart.

He had served with the Army for one year and seven months at the time of his death. He was decorated with the Silver Star and Purple Heart.

Service # 32267597


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Gravesite Details Entered the service from Delaware.

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  • Maintained by: JD Gilkey
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 6 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56309297
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC George Edward Gilkey (1915–9 Dec 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 56309297, citing Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by JD Gilkey (contributor 47334715) .