George A. Alwine
Company D 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
George A. Alwine was born in
Saxonburg, Butler County, Pennsylvania on October 15, 1924.
(His enlistment record gives his birth year as 1923.)
He enlisted in the Infantry
Branch of the Regular Army on October 20, 1942 at Pittsburgh,
His home of residence was listed as Butler, Pennsylvania. He had completed one year of High School and
was single with no dependents. His religion was listed as Protestant.
Private First Class Alwine was
killed in action in Normandy, France, during 1st Battalion's
attack against the German coastal battery at Crisbecq on June 8, 1944.
George A. Alwine was buried in
the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery
Sainte Mere-Eglise #1 at Carentan, France in Blcok O Row 6 Grave 113 and was moved to the permanent
cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, most likely in 1948 when the temporary cemeteries were shut down.
Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Departement du Calvados
Plot F Row 10 Grave 20
Grave marker for George A. Alwine
Photo by Frogman from the Find A Grave website
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