FULL NAME:

George F. Swearingen

ARMY SERIAL NUMBER (ASN):

14062737

  • DATE OF BIRTH: Sept 3, 1912
  • DATE OF DEATH: 2011
RESIDENCE (DURING WWII)

Asheville, North Carolina

DATE / PLACE OF ENLISTMENT
  • DATE OF ENLISTMENT:
    Feb 20, 1942
  • PLACE OF ENLISTMENT:
    Charlotte, North Carolina
ORGANIZATION
  • MAIN UNIT:
    Military Police Platoon, 2nd Infantry Division
  • SUBUNIT:
    Not Specified (see Main Unit)
RANK / POSITION IN UNIT (LAST KNOWN)
  • RANK:
    Private First Class (Pfc.)
BATTLES AND CAMPAIGNS

✭ Normandy Campaign (6 June – 24 July 1944), ✭ Northern France Campaign (25 July – 14 September 1944), ✭ Ardennes-Alsace Campaign (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945), ✭ Rhineland Campaign (15 September 1944 – 21 March 1945), ✭ Central Europe Campaign (22 March – 11 May 1945)

DECORATIONS AND CITATIONS (AWARDS)

🎖Silver Star Medal, 🎖Bronze Star Medal, 🎖Purple Heart, 🎖Good Conduct Medal, 🎖European–African–Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, 🎖WWII Victory Medal, 🎖Honorable Service Lapel Button

STATUS
  • CATEGORY:
    Wounded In Action (WIA)
  • DATE:
    Dec 21, 1944
  • LOCATION:
    Elsenborn, Belgium
  • NOTES:
    First Location: Head; Second Location: Thigh; Causative Agent: Artillery Shell, Fragments, Afoot or unspecified
HONORED BY:

Men of the 2nd Infantry Division

NARA - Display Full Records

File Unit: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938 - 1946 (Enlistment Records)
in the Series: World War II Army Enlistment Records, created 6/1/2002 - 9/30/2002, documenting the period ca. 1938 - 1946. - Record Group 64 (info)

Brief Scope: This series contains records of approximately nine million men and women who enlisted in the United States Army, including the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps.

Source: aad.archives.gov/aad/
SOLDIER RECORD:
Full Name
Army Serial Number
Enlistment Place
Enlistment Date
Army Branch
Branch
Race or Ethnicity
Residence
Enlistment Term
Source of Army Personnel
Level of Education
Occupation
Marital Status
Birth Date
Birth Place
Source Box Number
Source Film Reel Number
Conflict Period
Served for

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