George William Cole – Captain, United States Marine Corps

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George William Cole
Arlington, Virginia
Born March 24, 1923
Captain, U.S. Marine Corps
Service Number 023980
Non-hostile Air Crash
Died May 19, 1952 in Korea

Captain Cole was the pilot of a F4U-4B Corsair fighter with Headquarters Squadron, 12th Marine Air Group. On May 19, 1952, while on an operational test flight, his aircraft crashed killing him.

Captain Cole was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.

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COLE, GEORGE W
CAPT USMC

  • VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 03/24/1923
  • DATE OF DEATH: 05/19/1952
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: 08/22/1952
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 1679-B
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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