Name: George William Genner

Military Service Number: 11136110/O-829195

Neighborhood: College Point, Queens

DOB: November 14, 1922

Dates at Queens College: 1940 - 1942


Date of Induction to Military: February 28, 1943

Military Service Branch: US Army

Rank: First Lieutenant

Unit: 344th Bomb SQ, 98 Bomb Group

Fate: March 8, 1945

Awards and Medals:

E-A-ME Campaign Medal with 1 Bronze Service Star

Air Medal

Purple Heart

WWII Victory Medal

Good Conduct Medal

Honorable Service Lapel

Where Deployed:

Where Deceased: Florence

Buried In:


First Lieutenant George William Genner served in the US Army Air Forces in the 344th Bomb Squadron, 98th Bomb Group (heavy). While serving with the 344th in Florence, Italy, Genner was killed in action on 8th of March 1945. Awarded the Purple Heart, the World War II Victory Medal and the Good Conduct Medal, Genner's name can be found at the Tablets of the MIssing in Florence, Italy at the FLorence American Cemetery.


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