4th ID 8th IR

Private George E. Coward

8th Infantry Regiment

4th Infantry Division


Private George Ernest Coward
Serialnumber: 34864579
4th Infantry Division
8th Infantry Regiment
Company B

Home: Newberry, South Carolina
Born: 9 September 1918, Richland, SC
Entered service on: 25 May 1944 at Camp Croft, SC
Death: 4 December 1944, near Derichsweiler, Germany
Awards: Purple Heart



His parents are James Lewis. and Willie E. Coward and were living at Newberry, SC.

George had four brothers, James Marvin, Alvin, Douglas , John W.

Before he entered on service he was a Clerk on a general office.

George and his wife has two children , son Gerald Arthur and daughter Jo Ann.

Untill 1949 he was buried on a temporary grave at Ardennes American War Cemetery, Plot G, Row 12, Grave 288.

His final place of rest is since 1949 Plot D, Row 21, Grave 14.

Thanks to: Jerry and Marcie Coward, son and daughter in law
. Jo Ann Coward Aitken , daughter
. Bernice Bryson, Union Library

George E. Coward on Fields of Honor Database



George Coward

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