George DeWitt Mullins was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the son of George Francis Mullins and Nancy Vandergriff. Brother of Claude Hooper Mullins.

George Mullins was Killed in Action. He was initially buried at Vada Cemetery at Vada, Italy and reburied at Florence American Cemetery, Via Cassia, Italy, H, 7, 25

The Chattanooga Daily Times, 7 September 1944
Pfc. Dewitt Mullins, 28, son of Mrs. George F. Mullins, East Chattanooga, Route 3, and husband of Mrs. Pauline Clemons Mullins of Ringgold, Ga. Was reported killed in action. Pfc. Mullins, former employe of the National Yarn Company, Rossville, was reported killed in action in Italy, Aug. 24, the War Department informed his wife yesterday. In the army since November, 1941, he had served overseas with an armored infantry unit since last April. He attended Hamilton County schools, including Red Bank Grammar School and Silverdale School. The infantryman recently wrote relatives that he had been in combat “all but about 10 days since arriving in Italy.” He participated in the heavy fighting at Anzio beachhead and the capture of Rome by Allied forces. He is survived by his wife and their 11-month-old daughter Judy; his parents and one brother, Claude H. Mullins, 2013 Bennett Avenue.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 16 July 1916
  • Date of death: 24 August 1944
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 14th Infantry Battalion, 1st Armored Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Florence American Cemetery, Via Cassia, Italy
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Middle Panel
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