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Dennis T. Turner

Aug 12, 1920 - Jul 12, 1944

Section A, Lot 3, Grave 19
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Inscription and Notes:

Buried in Blosville, France

Military Service: World War II
Killed in Normandy. 28 Regt. 8 Inf. Div.

Dennis T. Turner, Jr.

Dennis T. Turner, Jr. graduated from Georgia Military College in Milledgeville, Georgia.  He went to Georgia Tech for a year and a half and then left for service in the army.  He served first in maneuvers in Tennessee and from there went to Camp Leonard Wood, Missouri.   As 1st Lieutenant in the 28th Infantry, Co. L, 8th Division, he left for overseas in December, 1943.  His group eventually followed up the invasion in Normandy.  He was killed in France on July 12, 1944.  He is buried in the U.S. Military Cemetery, St. Laurent, France.

Source:  Frances Turner Thornton, daughter of Dennis T. Turner, Sr. and Eloise Rozier Turner and sister of William L. Turner, Dennis T. Turner, Jr., and Edward Rozier Turner.

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