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Sgt George R Cochrane

Sgt George R Cochrane

Birth
New Hampshire, USA
Death 6 Oct 1944 (aged 32–33)
Fremifontaine, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Plot A Row 6 Grave 21
Memorial ID 56371703 · View Source
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George served as a Sergeant, 180th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Rockingham County, New Hampshire prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army on August 4, 1943 in Manchester, New Hampshire. He was noted as being employed as a Policemen and also as Married.

George was "Killed In Action" in the battle for Hill 422 three quarters of a mile southeast of Fremifontaine against the German 111th Panzer Grenadiers of the 11th Panzer Division. In the heavy fighting around the village of Fremifontaine the 180th Regiment would lose 119 KIA, 556 WIA and 82 MIAs.

He was awarded the Purple Heart with one Oak Leaf Cluster.

Service # 31374091

George also has a "Cenotaph" in the Westlawn Cemetery, Goffstown, New Hampshire. The photo of this "Cenotaph" can be seen to the right.

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56371703
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt George R Cochrane (1911–6 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56371703, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .