PRIVATE GEORGE N. BINNIX was the son of William and Sarah Binnix. George was born in 1922, His father was a machinist who had been born in Tennessee, his mother was from New Jersey. According to the 1930 Census, William was 38 and Sarah was 41 when George was born, and he had no other siblings at home. They lived at 1743 South 4th Street in what was then Camden's 8th Ward.
A member of the 82nd Airborne Division, George Binnix was highly decorated during the brief time he saw action. He was killed in action on July 4, 1944 in Normandy, exactly four weeks after D-Day. He was survived by his mother, Mrs. Sarah Binnix, of 2013 Arlington Street, Camden NJ and a half brother, William Kramer. A memorial service was held for him in Arlington Street on July 30, 1944, organized by his friends and neighors.
|1743 South 4th Street||2013 Arlington Street|
runs for one block,
parallel to Broadway, between
The entire street
|Photographs December 24, 2002|
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Photographed December 24, 2002
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