Earnest W. Gordon
Company B 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry
4th Infantry Division
Earnest W. Gordon was born in
Georgia on January 29, 1919. He was drafted into the Army
on December 28, 1942 at Fort McPherson, Georgia. His home of residence was lsited as
Jones County, Georgia, and his civilian occupation was listed as Semiskilled Chainmen, Rodmen,
And Axmen, Surveying. He had completed two years of High School and was single with no dependents.
His religion was listed as Protestant.
PFC Gordon died on June 26, 1944
of wounds received in action on June 10, 1944, in France,
during the attack against the German coastal battery at Crisbecq.
Earnest W. Gordon was buried in
the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Sainte Mere-Eglise #1 at Carentan, France and some time later
his remains were returned to the United States where he was
reinterred in Georgia.
New Hope Cemetery
Grave monument for Earnest W. Gordon
Photo by Jack Johnson from the Find A Grave website
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