LUCAS, George E

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LUCAS, George E

Servicenumber: 37695291

 

Lucas George E

 

LUCAS George E HC F 3 32 02

Age: 23
Born: 1921, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa
Family: Emanuel Lucas (father)
Thomas Soleto (stepfather)
May Soleto (mother)
Paul Lucas (brother)
John Lucas (brother)
Patricia Soleto (halfsister)
Marlene Soleto (halfsister)
Thomas Soleto (halfbrother)
Kathleena M. Lucas (daughter)
Rank: Private First Class
Function: Not available
Regiment: 120th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: Not available
Division – Transport: 30th Infantry Division
Company – Squadron: Not available
Unit – Group: -
Plane data:
(Serialnumber, MACR, etc.)
-
Date of death: 13 January 1945
Status: KIA
Place of death: Sector Baugnez-Thirimont-Geromont, Belgium
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot F, Row 3, Grave 32
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Henri-Chapelle
Biography: -
Other information: Pfc George E. Lucas enlisted at Camp Dodge, Iowa on 14 April 1944.

Pfc. George E. Lucas of the infantry was killed in action in Belgium Jan. 13, according to word received by his parents.
Pfc. Lucas, 23, was born in Cedar Rapids and attended Cedar Rapids schools. Before entering service last April, he was employed by Wilson and company. He had been overseas about four months.

 

Source of information: Raf Dyckmans, Erwin Derhaag, www.abmc.gov, www.wwiimemorial.com, www.archives.gov - WWII Enlistment Record, www.ancestry.com - 1930/1940 Census, www.oldhickory30th.com, The Cedar Rapids Gazette

Photo source: www.findagrave.com - Des Philippet, The Cedar Rapids Gazette

 

 

 

 

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