Knapp passed on June 17, 1944. Knapp was ranked at the position Staff Sergeant at his death.  Knapp's grave is located in the  Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial (Colleville-sur-MerDepartement du CalvadosBasse-NormandieFrance) , with his plot location  being Plot G, Row 17 Grave 21. 


  • Purple Heart, the  Purple Heart is awarded to service members who have been killed or wounded from enemy action while serving in the U.S. military. This award helps acknowledge the sacrifice that award recipient made for the country. 
  • Good Conduct Medal,  It is awarded for "exemplary behavior, efficiency, and fidelity in active Federal military service."
  • WW2 Victory Medal, was a award received by every member of the US Armed Forces who served from December 7 1941 to December 31 1946
  • American Defense Service Medal, is awarded to  every person who served on active duty longer than 12 months  between the dates of  Sept. 8, 1939 and Dec. 7, 1941
  • European-African- Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, is a military award that shows recognition to the service member of the U.S. Armed Forces who performed military duty in the European Theater During World War II.

                              George A. Knapp gravestone

In Honor Of George A Knapp

George Alfred Knapp was a Staff Sergeant In the United States Military, who served in World War 2. Born March of 1919, and passed June 17, 1944.  Knapp was a hard working soldier, shown by his award the Good Conduct Medal.  Knapp will be honored and recognized for his service. Thank you, George Knapp, for your sacrifice to the United States. 



The Purple Heart Award, one of the several awards Knapp received                      Normandy American Cemetery 

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