George V. Neill

Company A 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry

4th Infantry Division

KIA 02/06/1945

 

 

George V. Neill was born in New Jersey in 1920. (The Social Security Index lists his birth date
as July 8, 1919.)

He was drafted into the Army on June 27, 1944 at Fort Dix, New Jersey. He listed his home of residence
as Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey and his civilian occupation as semi-skilled mechanics and
repairmen, motor vehicles. He had completed grammar school and was married. His religion was listed
as Protestant.

Private Neill was killed in action in Germany, during the battle for the city of Prüm,
on February 6, 1944.

 

 

George V. Neill was originally buried in the temporary U.S. Military Cemetery,
Foy Cemetery, Bastogne, Belgium in Block B Row 6 Grave 138 and his remains
were later transferred and buried at Henri-Chappele, most likely in 1948 when the
temporary cemeteries were shut down.

 

Burial:
Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Henri-Chapelle
Liege, Belgium
Plot F Row 14 Grave 48

 

Grave marker for George V. Neill

Photo by Des Philippet from the Find A Grave website

 

 

 

 

 


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