George Levison Mowry was born in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Pvt Mowry entered the service of the U.S. Army in October 1917. As a member of Battery D, 5th U.S. Field Artillery, received his military training at Fort Oglethorpe, GA. Sailed for overseas duty in January 1918, and as a member of the American Expeditionary Force took part in all engagements of his command. Killed accidentally on May 4, 1919, as a result of a pistol shot by an M.P. He was only 22.

Pvt Mowry was initially buried at Dernbach, Germany. He is buried at Knoxville National Cemetery, 3628, C15.


  • Rank: Wagoner
  • Date of birth:
  • 18 May 1896
  • Date of death: 4 May 1919
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Battery D, 5th Field Artillery
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar IV, Top Panel
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