George Alan Cannon
Born 8 September 1918, Knox County, Tennessee
Killed in Action 10 July 1944, France
Son of George Franklin Cannon and Mary Jane Arms (in photo with him)

Technician Fifth Class

George A. Cannon died in Cherbourg, France after the D-Day invasion in June 1944. He was in the 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, 3rd Battalion, Company K.

  • Rank: Technician Fifth Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 8 September 1918
  • Date of death: 10 July 1944
  • County: Jefferson
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Normandy Campaign
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Caledonia Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XII, Middle Panel
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