Bailey, Grover Lee

Rank: Sergeant

Unit: 9th Army Ordinance Team (Attached 36th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, 11th Cavalry Group)

Awards: Purple Heart

Entered service: 24-Jun-1941

Enlisted: Fort McPherson, Atlanta, Georgia

Enlisted by: Selectees (Enlisted Men)

Date of birth: 8-Sep-1920

Hometown: Troup County, Georgia

Marital status: Single. Single. Parents: Earnest Ethlyn Baily and Sara Emma [Otwell] Bailey

Campaign: World War II

Date of casualty: 8-Apr-1945

Age at death: 24

Cause of death: Killed in action.

Four Blackhorse troopers died in this incident:
SGT Grover L. Bailey
TEC5 Leonard B. Kjelland
2LT Harry B. Leopold Jr
SSGT Dale H. Seggerman

Location of fatality: Ricklingen, Germany

Place of interment: Hillview East Cemetery, LaGrange, Georgia, USA
Originally buried in the United States Military Cemetery, Margraten, Holland. Repatriated October 1948.

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