George W. Cline was born in Bradley County, Tennessee on 28 December 1923, son of Mary Lee Cline and stepson of Richard Jenning Holland and stepbrother of Richard Jenning Holland Jr. and stepsister Mary Louise Holland.
Died 17 July 1944 in France. PFC Cline was initially buried at La Cambe-Isigny, France
Buried at Chattanooga National Cemetery, Y, 141

Private First Class

The Chattanooga Daily Times, 3 February 1945
The War Department yesterday announced the posthumous award of the Bronze Star to Pfc. George W. Cline, son of Mrs. Richard J. Holland, 409 Colville Street, for bravery and heroic action in France. He was listed killed in action on July 17, 1944.
A graduate of Bradley County High School, Cleveland, Tenn., in the class of 1942, Pfc. Cline also was posthumously awarded the Purple Heart Medal, which his mother received some time ago. Entering the army in January, 1943, he was serving with an infantry unit at the time of his death. He was formerly employed at the Bradley Radio Shop in Cleveland.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 28 December 1923
  • Date of death: 17 July 1944
  • County: Hamilton
  • Hometown: Chattanooga
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: Infantry
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Normandy Campaign
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Bronze Star
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Bottom Panel
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