George Edward Laws was born on 28 July 1922 at Shell Creek, the son of William Henry Laws and Maggie Novelle Keller.
He died on 3 December 1944
Buried at Laws Cemetery, Shell Creek, TN

Technical Sergeant
415th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry Division, 3rd Army

T/Sgt Laws served in Germany and Belgium.

The Elizabethton Star, 21 November 1947
Mr. and Mrs. William Henry Laws of Route 1, Shell Creek have received word that the body of their son, T/Sgt. George Edward Laws, age 25, will arrive in Johnson City. Sgt. Laws entered service November 19, 1942 and served with the Third Army in Germany and Belgium. He was killed in action in Germany December 3, 1944. Survivors besides the parents are five brothers, Estil, Eugene, Delmer and Miller Laws all of the home, and Dexter Laws of Shell Creek; four sisters, Mrs. Edith Odom and Mrs. Alberta Winters of Shell Creek, Opal Laws of Elk Park, N.C. and Virgie Laws of the home.

  • Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Date of birth:
  • 28 July 1922
  • Date of death: 3 December 1944
  • County: Carter
  • Hometown: Shell Creek
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 415th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Laws Cemetery, Shell Creek, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VII, Bottom Panel
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