George Hershel Smith was born 23 April 1922 to Madison T. Smith and Una Hartman
Died of wounds 5 March 1945. PFC Smith was returned from Epinal, France.
Buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery, Y, 315

Private First Class
U.S. Army, Infantry

Pfc. G. Hershel Smith, 22, husband of Mrs. Bobby Ruth Smith and father of Bobby Jean Smith, age 10 months, of 1120 South Crewst Road, and son of Mr. and Mrs. M.T. Smith of Tyner, Tenn. Pvt. Smith was killed in France March 5, entered the army in August, 1944 and went overseas in February, 1945. A former student at Tyner High School and Central High School, he was serving with the Seventh Army when killed.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 23 April 1922
  • Date of death: 5 March 1945
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: Infantry
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Top Panel
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