Obituary Record

George William (Bill) (S. Sgt WW II) Harrison
Died on 5/4/2003


Enterprise 29 March 1945

Sgt. Bill Harrison Missing In Action

Word has been received by Blair friends that S/Sgt. George William Harrison, better known as Bill Harrison, is reported to be missing in action over Hungary, March 2nd. He had been stationed with the Army Air Corps in Italy.

S/Sgt. Harrison is quite well known around Blair, having been a resident here and a graduate of the Blair High School.

His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. F. Harrison, passed away during the flu epidemic of 1918, and he was reared to manhood by his grandmother, Mrs. William Harrison, and his aunt, Miss Ada Harrison. The Harrisons were residents of the McCarthy community until 1938, when they moved to Oakland, California.

Sgt. Harrison’s wife is living at Oakland and a brother, Russell, is employed in Los Angeles, California.

Enterprise 12 April 1945

Blair relatives were happy to learn, recently, that S/Sgt. Bill Harrison, who was reported missing in action some time ago, was able to bail out of his plane and get back safely to his base somewhere in Italy. His brother Russell, at Los Angeles, California, received a letter form Sgt. Harrison informing him of his escape.

The following from

Name: George William Harrison

Age at Death: 84

Birth Date: Abt 1919

Birth Place: Blair NE

Death Date: abt 2003

Death Place: Modesto CA

Publication or Record Date: 4 May 2003

Publication or Record Place: United States

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