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PFC George Edward Gilkey

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PFC George Edward Gilkey

Birth
New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death
9 Dec 1943 (aged 28)
Italy
Burial
Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Plot
Plot C Row 10 Grave 26
Memorial ID
56309297 View Source

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

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

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 ID: 56309297
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56309297/george-edward-gilkey: accessed ), memorial page for PFC George Edward Gilkey (17 Nov 1915–9 Dec 1943), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56309297, citing Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy; Maintained by JD Gilkey (contributor 47334715) .