Thursday, September 1, 2016
PVT George Gentry Murphy
George was drafted in November 1943. After basic training he was sent to the European theater. Mildred delivered a son in April 1944 but George was already overseas. PVT Murphy was transferred from the replacement depot to C Company 116th Infantry on 5 Jul 1944. He fought with that unit until killed in action on 1 Sep 1944.
PVT Murphy was repatriated and re-interred in the Charity United Methodist Church Cemetery in Virginia Beach, Virginia.