Erfurt Junior Gentry was the son of Erfurt Thomas Gentry and Ada Illa Hodge.
Private First Class Erfurt J. Gentry #34737658 US Army was assigned to the 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division. The 29th ID in July 1944 was involved in the Normandy Campaign around St-Lo.
PFC Gentry was killed in action 16th of July 1944. He was interred at Normandy American Cemetery, H,19,16 Colleville-sur-Mer, France.
- Rank: Private First Class
- Date of birth: 4 August 1924
- Date of death: 16 July 1944
- County: Hamilton
- Hometown: Sale Creek
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Battles: Normandy Campaign
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France
- Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Top Panel
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