George William Purdy was born on August 10, 1917 in Loudon County, Tennessee. His parents were Noah and Estelle Purdy. He enlisted  March 11, 1944 and served as a private in Co. B, 109th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division. Pvt Purdy was captured in Germany on 11 January 1945 and died as Prisoner of War at Stalag 4B Muhlberg Sachsen 51-13 in Germany on 10 May, 1945. He is buried in Steekee Cemetery, Loudon, Tennessee.


  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 10 August 1917
  • Date of death: 10 May 1945
  • County: Loudon
  • Hometown: Loudon
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 109th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Steekee Cemetery, Loudon, Tennessee
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XV, Top Panel
  • Sponsored by: Leigh Ann Henry

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