George Stokes Christians is buried at Epinal American Cemetery, France, B, 22, 40. He was the son of George William Christians and Marine Louise Stokes. Husband of Barbara Jane Rowe.

The Chattanooga Daily Times, February 20, 1945
Pfc. George Stokes Christians, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. George S. Christians, 500 young Avenue, and husband of Mrs. Barbara Rowe Christians, Cloud Springs Road, was killed in action with an infantry unit in France on Feb. 4, the War Department informed his wife. A graduate of Chattanooga High School and student at the University of Chattanooga when he volunteered for army duty in February, 1942, Pfc. Christians received training at Fort Custer, Mich., Camp Atterbury, Ind., and Camp Breckinridge, Ky., before going overseas in November, 1944. He is survived by his wife, parents, and one sister, Mrs. Richard Bates of Chattanooga. He was the nephew of Mrs. Milton Stone of Chattanooga and Mrs. R.S. Carter of Lenoir City, Tenn.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 2 January 1924
  • Date of death: 4 February 1945
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 289th Infantry Regiment, 75th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Epinal American Cemetery, Epinal (Vosges), France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XI, Top Panel
  • Sponsored by: Michael Bachman

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