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FINGER, George 1918-1942

FINGER

Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 5/10/2016 at 08:18:12

Pvt. George Finger Killed In New Guinea

Mr. and Mrs. Ed Finger, living 4 miles south of Aplington in Grundy County, received word Saturday from the war department of the death of their son, Pvt. George Finger, 24. He was killed in action December 15, 1942, in New Guinea. Pvt. Finger left with a Grundy county draft contingent January 4, 1942, and was first stationed at Camp Roberts, California. He was sent to Australia last April and had been in New Guinea since October.

He was born March 20, 1918, and besides his parents is survived by three sisters, Mrs. Jake Krueger, Parkersburg, Gladys and Mathilda and one brother, Alvin, at home.

--The Wellsburg Herald (Wellsburg, Iowa), 13 January 1943, pg 1

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Memorial Services
for
PRIVATE GEORGE FINGER
Killed in Action
December 15, 1942
Will Be Held
Sunday, March 7, 1943
At
St. Peters Evangelical and
Reformed Church,
(German Township)
at 2 o'clock P.M.
Gerhard E. Hesse, Pastor.

--The Wellsburg Herald (Wellsburg, Iowa), 4 March 1943, pg 1


 

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