August 12, 1925 (Norwalk, CT) – February 3, 1945; 19 years old
Last local address: 84 Main Street, Norwalk
Enlisted November 1, 1943
Service number: 31407340
4TH INFANTRY DIVISION, 1ST BATTALION, 8TH INFANTRY REGIMENT, B COMPANY
Awarded the Purple Heart Medal
Killed In Action near the Prüm River, Germany.
From The Norwalk Hour March 2, 1945
PFC George T.M. Fox, 19, son of Mrs. Gertrude Ayers of RFD #2, Westport, was killed in Germany in February while in combat with the 8th Infantry. Mrs. Ayers received word of her son’s fate on February 21. PFC Fox entered the service in November 1943, and received his training at Fort McClelland, Alabama. He was sent overseas in May 1944 and participated in the D-Day invasion. He was a graduate of the Highland Heights school in New Haven and was employed at the Marathon Novelty Company of Norwalk before entering the service. A brother, William, is also in the service with the Army, somewhere overseas.
George is buried in Luxembourg American Cemetery, Hamm, Luxembourg; Plot I, Row 8, Grave 2.