Captain George R. Cody

George R Cody 11-4-55.jpg

Title

Captain George R. Cody

Subject

Korean War, 1950-1953
United States Army

Description

Capt. George R. Cody was killed on December 1, 1950, while serving with the 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Division. Capt. Cody was a graduate of Tuscaloosa High School and the University of Alabama. Captain Cody was a World War II veteran where he earned a Silver Star, Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Capt. Cody was the husband of Mrs. Josephine Cody and the son of Mrs. Mae Cody.

For his service in Korea, Captain Cody was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross. To read Captain Cody's medal citation see this site: http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=6851

A photo of Capt. Cody's grave can be found at this site: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/134999196/george-r.-cody

Source

Tuscaloosa News Archive
Find A Grave

Publisher

Tuscaloosa News

Date

November 4, 1955

Contributor

Tuscaloosa Public Library

Type

Newspaper

Identifier

1802

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Original Format

Newspaper

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