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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