Veterans' Memorial Project

George Bradford Dearing

Champaign, IL

World War II

College: Fine & Applied Arts

Graduation Year: 1937

Service Branch: Army

Rank: Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 10/01/1914

Date of Death: 07/16/1944

Affiliations: Phi Delta Theta

Lt. Dearing enlisted on June 5, 1942, at Peoria, Illinois. He attended Officers Candidate School and earned Second Lieutenant. He was killed in action as his unit was attempting to take Le Village Des Saints, France. His unit came under heavy enemy mortar fire. Lt. Dearing is buried at Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, Illinois.

– taken from University and public records

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