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CRAIG, Gavin G Jr

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CRAIG, Gavin Grundy Jr

Servicenumber: O-518902


Craig Gavin G Jr 01


CRAIG Gavin G Jr 02

Age: 23
Born: 27 September 1921, Muhlenberg, Kentucky
Hometown: Warren County, Kentucky
Family: Gavin G. Craig (father)
Elsie C. (Crawford) Craig (mother)
Winnie Craig (sister)
Morris Craig (brother)
Margaret B. (Graham) Craig (wife)
Peggy Craig (daughter)
Rank: First Lieutenant
Function: Platoon Leader
Regiment: 405th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: 1st Battalion
Division – Transport: 102nd Infantry Division
Company – Squadron: B Company
Unit – Group: 1st Platoon
Plane data:
(Serialnumber, MACR, etc.)
Date of death: 1 March 1945
Status: KIA
Place of death: Near Hottorf, Germany
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot B, Row 16, Grave 21
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Margraten
Biography: -
Other information: 1st LT Gavin C. Craig Jr.  graduated from Western States Teachers College class of '43 in Bowling Green, KY. He was killed by a flak gun hidden in haystack.


Source of information: Peter Schouteten, Terry Hirsch,, Ozark Researcher,,, Swift Family Tree, 1930 Census,,, Western Kentucky University

Photo source:, Des Philippet, Western Kentucky University Archives- Suellyn Lathrop





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