George Markland was born on 22 February 1920, the son of William Markland and Sarah Louise “Lou” White.
Died 23 November 1944 in Germany
Buried at Monte Vista Cemetery, Johnson City, TN

18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division

The Johnson City Press, 17 December 1944
Pvt. George W. Markland, Johnson City Infantryman has been missing in action since November 23. A veteran of the invasions of North Africa and Sicily, Private Markland enlisted in the Army February 16, 1944 and went overseas. He is holder of the Bronze Star for his part in the landing near Colleville-sur-Mer on the coast of Normandy last June 6. Private Markland is 25 years old and is a son of Mrs. Lue Markland of 43 Exum street.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 22 February 1920
  • Date of death: 23 November 1944
  • County: Washington
  • Hometown: Johnson City
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: D-Day
  • Awards: Purple Heart, Bronze Star
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Monte Vista Cemetery, Johnson City, Washington County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIX, Middle Panel
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