CPL Nicholas George
Record NO: (266)
Rank / Rate
CPL
War of Service
Korean
Date of birth
Jun 26, 1929
Place of birth / home town
LIMA
Family Members
PARENTS: Metro (Demetrius) and Anna George: SIBLINGS: Sophia George-Griffo, Levia George-Hess, Pvt. Michael George
High School
South High School
Enlistment Date
Branch
Army
Service Number
52061586
Unit / Ship / duty Station
14th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
Date of Casuality
Oct 10, 1951
Cause of Death or Status
KIA
Place of Incident
Place of Burial or Memorial
Gethsemani Cemetery, Spencerville Rd. Lima, OH
Awards
★ Purple Heart ★ Combat Infantryman Badge ★ Marksmanship Badge ★ Korean Service Medal ★ National Defense Service Medal ★ Republic of Korea Presidential Citation ★ Republic of Korea War Service Medal ★ United Nations Service Medal ★ Army Presidential Unit Citation ★ Army Good Conduct Medal
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Cpl. Nicholas J. George, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Metro George, 1010 S. Union-st, was killed in action in Korea Oct. 10, according to a Defense department telegram received Saturday by the parents. Cpl. George was killed while serving as a forward observer with Co. K, 14th Infantry regiment, 25th Infantry division. He entered the Army Jan. 3. After basic training at Ft. Knox, Ky., he went overseas May 7. Born June 26, 1929, in Lima, Cpl. George was graduated from South high school in 1947. Prior to entering service, he was employed at George's Market, 906 E. Second-st, which is operated by his mother. Surviving in addition to his parents are two sisters, Mrs. Jerome Griffo, Route 4, and Mrs. Collins Hess, 1026 S. Central-av, and a brother, Pvt. Michael George, Sampson Air Force base, Geneva, N.Y. (published in The Lima News, Sunday, October 28, 1951, page 1) KOREAN WAR INFORMATION: 1951, OCT 3-19: Five UN divisions advance to Line Jamestown, some four miles beyond the Wyoming line, to protect the Seoul-Chorwon railway. Operation Commando, OCT 3-12. Nicholas George June 26, 1929 - October 10, 1951 1951, OCT 3-19: Five UN divisions advance to Line Jamestown, some four miles beyond the Wyoming line, to protect the Seoul-Chorwon railway. Operation Commando, OCT 3-12. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Commando