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GAFFNEY, GEORGE P., JR.

Service:United States Army Air Forces
Service Number:O-687424
Rank:Second Lieutenant
Date of Birth:8 February 1921
Date of Death:11 March 1944 (Aged 23 years)
Decorations:Air Medal
Purple Heart
Units:41st Fighter Squadron, 35th Fighter Group, USAAF †

Timeline

9 June 1999Buried at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia.

Burial Details

Cemetery:ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Grave:Section 66, Grave 5619

External Links

American Battle Monuments Commission

References

Belcher, W. and H.M. Wols 2005 A long road home: the remains of a WWII pilot found in the mountains of Papua New Guinea are buried in Arlington National Cemetery. In P.A. Young (ed.), The Archaeology of War, pp. 192-197. New York: Hatherleigh Press.

U.S. Army n.f.d. Find a grave. Arlington National Cemetery. Retrieved 8 January 2018 from <http://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/Explore/Find-a-Grave>.

Record updated on 8 January 2018.


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