Marine Corp Badge
  • Name: George Arthur Mayer
  • Location of Birth: Coleraine, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: May 24, 1913
  • Date of Death: November 2, 1959
  • Parents: George Mayer & Martha (Weitzman) Mayer
  • High School and Class: 1933 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
  • College:
  • Highest Rank: CPL (Corporal)
  • Branch: Marine Corp
  • Other Branch:
  • Date Sworn In: February 7, 1942
  • Place Sworn In:
  • Date of Discharge: September 19, 1945
  • Place of Discharge:
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Arizona
    Name: George Arthur Mayer
    Race: White
    Age: 27
    Birth Date: May 24, 1913
    Birth Place: Coleraine, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Ajo, Pima, Arizona
    Registration Date: October 16, 1940
    Employer: Phelps Dodge Corporation, Ajo, Pima, Arizona
    Weight: 195
    Height: 6-2
    Complexion: Ruddy
    Eye Color: Hazel
    Hair Color: Red
    Other Characteristic: Reddish blonde hair - hesitation in speech at times
    Next of Kin: Martha Ida Mayer, mother, Coleraine, Minnesota

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

  • MIA / POW:

  • Civilian Life:
    George Mayer married Alice Comnick Nelson in 1945 in Alexandria, Virginia. He had lived in Henderson, Nevada since 1949 and was employed as a superintendent for Fibreboard Paper Products Company at Pabco Mine, Las Vegas, Nevada. He was a member of Mt. Moriah Masonic Lodge and was a Shriner in Reno’s Kerak Temple.

    George died in Las Vegas, Nevada and is buried in Bunkers Memory Gardens Cemetery, Las Vegas, Nevada (Section 5). He is survived by his wife, Alice; a brother, Clarence; and four sisters.

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