George William Hall was the son of Lurva and Ossie Hall.
Private First Class George William Hall was a member of Company F, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy in Korea near the Hantan River. He was presumed dead on March 1, 1954. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.
The Knoxville News-Sentinel, December 27, 1943
Pfc. George W. Hall, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lurva Hall, Route 84, Inskip, had been in service less than six months and overseas less than six days when he was listed as missing in April, 1951. The Defense Department has never listed details of his disappearance, but his family believes he may have been a casualty the first time he saw action. He was hospitalized with a foot infection immediately after arriving in Korea and wrote that he would be “up and around in a few days.” His letter was followed by a notice that he was missing.
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 19 January 1929
- Date of death: 24 April 1951
- County: Knox
- Hometown: Knoxville
- Service Branch: Army
- Division/Assignment: 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
- Conflict: Korean War
- Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Infantrymans Badge, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, and Republic of Korea War Service Medal
- Burial/Memorial Location: Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Top Panel
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