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PFC George Earl Aldrich

PFC George Earl Aldrich

Birth
Death 1 Jul 1945 (aged 25–26)
Germany
Burial Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France
Plot Plot E Row 9 Grave 7
Memorial ID 56652151 · View Source
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Son of Elton and Bessie (Poole) Aldrich.

George served as a Private First Class, 138th Engineer Combat Battalion, 1147th Engineer Combat Group, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Erie County, New York prior to the war.

George died in the "Line Of Duty" as a result of a non-battle related incident during the war.

Service # 32932161

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

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Below info submitted by:
Dwight "Andy" Anderson

The 138th Engineer Combat Battalion was part of the 1147th Engineer Combat Group. The last week of June 1945, the 138th was in the area of Geissen, Germany, 37 miles due north of Frankfurt.

George apparently died from some illness or accident on 1 July 1945 some 53 days after the end of hostilities on VE Day, May 8, 1945.

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56652151
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC George Earl Aldrich (1919–1 Jul 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56652151, citing Lorraine American Cemetery and Memorial, Saint-Avold, Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .