Wednesday, August 3, 2016

PVT George C. Hurd

PVT George C. Hurd was born in 1926, most likely in Madison Parish, Louisiana to Aubrey Harold and Ruth C. (Casteel) Hurd.  His father worked as a bank teller who reported a 1939 income of $1800. 

After entering service and completing his initial training, George was sent to Europe.  He was transferred from the replacement depot to I Company 116th Infantry on 23 Jul 1944.  PVT Hurd was killed in action on 3 Aug 1944.

PVT Hurd is buried in the Brittany American Cemetery. His father had served in the Army for 2½ years during WWI.

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