Johnson County

Pvt. George H. Duncan


140 Have Made Supreme Sacrifice In Muscatine Area In War Against Axis Powers; Many reported wounded.
The cost of war runs high!

Word of the victory in Europe today brought a feeling of happiness and relief to thousands of families in the Muscatine area, but for others there were only sad memories.  And for those who have sons, husbands, brothers or other relatives, fighting against the Japs in the second phase of the big world-wide conflagration the period of rejoicing was less pronounced.
The names of those who have made the supreme sacrifice in the World War No. 2, compiled from records maintained by The Journal, follow:

Pvt. George H. Duncan, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Nelson, of near Lone Tree, died Nov. 25, 1944, in Italy.

Source:  Muscatine Journal, Victory In Europe Edition, Monday, May 7, 1945

George Harrison Duncan was born Mar. 23, 1922 to Merle L. and Ruby Pearl Westfall Duncan. He died Nov. 23, 1944.

Pvt. Duncan served in World War II with the U.S. Army and died in northern Italy while in the service of his country.